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Dictionary definition for: Delivery

1. (n) the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail) "his reluctant delivery of bad news"

2. (n) the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"

3. (n) your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt" "her speech was barren of southernisms" "I detected a slight accent in his speech"

4. (n) the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another

5. (n) (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

6. (n) recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind" "a surgeon''s job is the saving of lives"

7. (n) the act of delivering a child

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