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Delay

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Definition

a delay: a wait, a postponement, a pause
noun
We apologize for the delay. We are sorry that you had to wait for so long.

to delay: to postpone, to suspend; to be late; to make (someone) late
verb
My flight has been delayed, so I will be late for the meeting.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Brutish Airways was very kind to apologise for the delay.
US: Yes, but we've been delayed at this airport for three months!

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