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belated


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Belate  \Be*late"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Belated};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Belating}.] 
  To  retard  or  make  too  late.  --Davenant. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Belated  \Be*lat"ed\,  a. 
  Delayed  beyond  the  usual  time;  too  late;  overtaken  by  night; 
  benighted.  ``Some  belated  peasant.''  --Milton.  -- 
  {Be*lat"ed*ness},  n.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  belated 
  adj  :  after  the  expected  or  usual  time;  delayed;  "a  belated 
  birthday  card";  "I'm  late  for  the  plane";  "the  train  is 
  late";  "tardy  children  are  sent  to  the  principal"; 
  "always  tardy  in  making  dental  appointments"  [syn:  {late}, 
  {tardy}] 




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