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  • v. Purposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage

Etymologies

buy + time (Wiktionary)

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