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retraso

  
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1      (al llegar)    delay  
perdona el retraso      sorry for the delay  
el retraso en la llegada de los bomberos      the delay in the arrival of the fire brigade  
nuestro vuelo ha sufrido un retraso de dos horas      our flight has been delayed by two hours  
ir con retraso      to be running late  
llegar con retraso      to be late, arrive late  
llegó con 25 minutos de retraso      he was o arrived 25 minutes late  
2      (en una actividad)    delay  
protestaron por el retraso en el cobro de sus salarios      they complained about the delay in the payment of their wages  
llevo un retraso de seis semanas en mi trabajo      I'm six weeks behind with my work  
las obras de la catedral se iniciaron con retraso      the building work at the cathedral started late  
el mitin comenzó con una hora de retraso      the rally began an hour late, the rally was delayed (by) an hour  
3      (en país, investigación)    backwardness  
el retraso cultural del país con relación a los países vecinos      the cultural backwardness of the country compared to its neighbours  
llevamos años de retraso en la investigación espacial      we are years behind in space investigation  
4      retraso mental   mental deficiency  
padece un leve retraso mental      he has mild learning difficulties, he's slightly retarded  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
hubo un retraso considerable exp.
there was a considerable delay

Entry related to:considerable

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he's slightly retarded
exp.
he has mild learning difficulties
exp.
the delay caused us a lot of bother {o} trouble
exp.
to be running late
exp.
to be late
exp.
arrive late
exp.
sorry for the delay
exp.
I'm sorry {o} I apologize for the delay
exp.
he was {o} arrived 25 minutes late
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'retraso' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el retraso
[INFO]
n.
el retraso
[INFO]
n.
el retraso
[BIZ]
n.
el retraso de señal
[INFO]
n.
el retraso por desconexión
[INFO]
n.
el retraso por desconexión
[INFO]
exp.
llevamos retraso esta mañana
exp.
con el menor retraso posible
n.
retraso ; retención ; atraco
exp.
se tomó el retraso con filosofía
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"retraso": examples and translations in context
Me disculpo por este breve retraso. I apologise to you for the short delay.
Rápido, no debemos crear ningún retraso. Hurry up, we must not cause any delay.
Y por desgracia vamos con retraso. And, unfortunately, we're very late.
Llegamos con retraso porque mataron al enlace. We're late because the courier has been killed.
Por ello fue presentado con retraso. As a result, its submission was delayed.
No sufrirá ningún tipo de retraso. Mr. Walsh, you won't be delayed in the slightest.
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