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Definition of delivery:

  1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.
  2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.
  3. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs.
  4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.
  5. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery.
  6. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.


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