the rain retarded our departure: mưa làm chậm trễ việc khởi hành của chúng tôi
nội động từ
đến chậm, đến trễ
retards|retarded|retardingrɪ'tɑrd /-'tɑːd noun +a person of subnormal intelligence verb +slow the growth or development of +cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate +be delayed +lose velocity; move more slowly
1 slow (down or up), hold up or back, set back, hinder, impede, delay, keep back, stall, thwart, balk, block, restrict, hold in check, frustrate, interfere with:
Growth of the economy was severely retarded by the war.
2Offensive and derogatory idiot, moron, fool, imbecile, dunce, Slang chiefly US and Canadian jerk:
Why she invites that retard to her parties I can't imagine.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun +verb[VN] (formal) to make the development or progress of sth slower: The progression of the disease can be retarded by early surgery. + The lack of a rail link retarded the town's development. retardation noun [U]: Many factors can lead to growth retardation in unborn babies. +noun (slang) an offensive way of describing sb who is not intelligent or who has not developed normally
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