from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. delay; hindrance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hindrance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lingering; stay; delay; loitering.
Morgan Hook, a spokesman for Paterson, said the administration's position has been consistent since the "delayment" was announced: schools would be made whole if the funds became available.
At an Americorps kick-off event that was not a political fund-raiser, the governor offered a worst-case assessment of what might happen if no action is taken to address a $3 billion midyear budget imbalance: “furloughs, layoffs, borrowing, downgraded credit ratings, delayment of payments to schools, delayment of payments to local governments, delayed payments to service providers, delayed payments to the workforce.”
My Thanksgiving entry sure has been delayed a full three months, a far cry from the initial non-delayment plans.
And the Friday after that week following, he appeared to him again all angry, and blamed him grievously of his delayment and negligence.