noun, plural de·liv·er·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for delivery
The ground explodes and for us, the last troops left to finish out the war, we dodge the deliveries but understand the message.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins|Nick Willard|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A tiny fraction of $83 billion in liquor store revenue comes from deliveries.Drizly Wants to Become “The Amazon.com for Alcohol"|Brian Ries|January 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We began to plan our first deliveries of medicine, water and first aid supplies.
The closure of the bridges meant the deliveries would have trouble reaching their destination.New Yorkers Hold on to Their Canned Goods in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy|David Freedlander|October 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The deliveries depicted within Call the Midwife are bloody, breathtaking, and at times elegiac.‘Call the Midwife’: Miranda Hart’s Chummy Browne Steals the Show|Jace Lacob|October 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The postage, of course, is the same for either district; but the difference lies in the number of deliveries.Saunterings in and about London|Max Schlesinger
No change is needed in the form of record of receipts and deliveries.
Not the whole of these sums need be paid in cash, and the value of deliveries in kind is to be credited to Germany against them.A Revision of the Treaty|John Maynard Keynes
All her deliveries had been remarkable for something or other.A Family of Noblemen|Mikhal Saltykov
Deliveries of these kitchens eventually reached a rate of over 200 per day.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
British Dictionary definitions for delivery
noun plural -eries
- the act of delivering or distributing goods, mail, etc
- something that is delivered
- (as modifier)a delivery service
- the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
- the ball so delivereda fast delivery