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Meaning of "special-delivery" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPECIAL-DELIVERY

special-delivery  [ˌspɛʃəldɪˈlɪvərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPECIAL-DELIVERY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Special-Delivery is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SPECIAL-DELIVERY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of special-delivery in the English dictionary

The definition of special-delivery in the dictionary is delivered outside the time of a scheduled delivery.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPECIAL-DELIVERY


antislavery
ˌæntɪˈsleɪvərɪ
bravery
ˈbreɪvərɪ
delivery
dɪˈlɪvərɪ
herbivory
hɜːˈbɪvərɪ
ivory
ˈaɪvərɪ
knavery
ˈneɪvərɪ
livery
ˈlɪvərɪ
nondelivery
ˌnɒndɪˈlɪvərɪ
olivary
ˈɒlɪvərɪ
postdelivery
ˌpəʊstdɪˈlɪvərɪ
predelivery
ˌpriːdɪˈlɪvərɪ
redelivery
ˌriːdɪˈlɪvərɪ
rivery
ˈrɪvərɪ
salivary
ˈsælɪvərɪ
Savery
ˈseɪvərɪ
savory
ˈseɪvərɪ
savoury
ˈseɪvərɪ
shivery
ˈʃɪvərɪ
slavery
ˈsleɪvərɪ
unsavoury
ʌnˈseɪvərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPECIAL-DELIVERY

special relativity
special school
special school teacher
special schooling
special slalom
special sort
special student
special subject
special team
special theory of relativity
specialiser
specialism
specialist
specialist registrar
specialist teacher
specialistic
specialities
speciality
specialization
specialize

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPECIAL-DELIVERY

at livery
breech delivery
cash on delivery
collect on delivery
connivery
discovery
every
express delivery
forward delivery
general delivery
home delivery
jail delivery
pizza delivery
quivery
recorded delivery
recovery
rural delivery
silvery
special delivery
very

Synonyms and antonyms of special-delivery in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «special-delivery» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPECIAL-DELIVERY

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Translator English - Chinese

特别交付
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- entrega especial
570 millions of speakers

English

special-delivery
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विशेष वितरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خاص التسليم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

специального доставка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

- entrega especial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশেষ-ডেলিভারি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

spéciale - livraison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

penghantaran istimewa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sonderlieferung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特別な配信
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

특별 배달
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Khusus-pengiriman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặc biệt giao hàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறப்பு விநியோகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खास वितरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özel teslimat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

speciale - consegna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Specjalna dostawa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спеціального доставка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

special - livrare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ειδική παράδοση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spesiale - lewering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

special - leverans
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spesiell - levering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of special-delivery

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPECIAL-DELIVERY»

The term «special-delivery» is very widely used and occupies the 3.907 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPECIAL-DELIVERY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about special-delivery

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPECIAL-DELIVERY»

Discover the use of special-delivery in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to special-delivery and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Special Delivery
In her 40th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel makes us laugh and cry as she touches the heart with tenderness and accuracy. From the Paperback edition.
Danielle Steel, 2009
2
Special Delivery
An illustrated guide to pregnancy, birth, and postnatal care stressing educated participation and decision making on the parties directly involved in all stages of the childbearing process
Rahima Baldwin, 1995
3
Special Delivery
This book has been previously published and has been revised from its original release. Warning: This story contains trucker fantasies, threesomes and kinky consensual sex.
Heidi Cullinan, 2014
4
Special Delivery!
When SpongeBob sends away for a free toy from the back of a cereal box, he and Patrick wait a very long time for it to arrive.
Steven Banks, 2003
5
Special Delivery: Epistolary Modes in Modern Fiction
In Special Delivery, Linda S. Kauffman places the narrative treatment of love in historical context, showing how politics, economics, and commodity culture have shaped the meaning of desire.
Linda S. Kauffman, 1992
6
Special Delivery
The horrific tale of a woman who murdered a pregnant woman and her family in order to steal her unborn baby relates the details of the grisly crime and its aftermath on the perpetrators, the victims, and the young child born of murder.
Bill G. Cox, 2001
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A Very Special Delivery
WHEN LOVE COMES WALKING IN… It was the surprise of a lifetime for recluse Molly McCreight when single dad Ethan Hunter entrusted her with his infant daughter while he delivered medicine to an elderly man during an ice storm.
Linda Goodnight, 2013
8
Special Delivery
Flora and Ruby's Aunt Allie is finally getting her chance to adopt a baby, and they travel with her to New York City to do some sightseeing while she waits for the baby's birth.
Ann M. Martin, 2009
9
Special Delivery: A Correspondence Published by Jean-Luc Foreur
She cannot help writing him a fan letter, to which he replies briefly. This is the beginning of a correspondence that develops over the next eighteen months.
Iselin C. Hermann, 2000
10
Special Delivery: A Packet of Replies
A fascinating look at the man behind the work, and a glimpse at the personal thoughts of one of the 20th Century's greatest fantasists.
James Branch Cabell, 2003

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPECIAL-DELIVERY»

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Special delivery: Athens couple has quadruplets
Special delivery: Athens couple has quadruplets. 3:18 p.m. Monday, .... http://www.ajc.com/news/news/special-delivery-athens-couple-has-quadruplets/nkcz4/. «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Special-Delivery [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/special-delivery-1>. Sep 2020 ».
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