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  1. retardation; delay
  2. (offensive slang) a person with mental retardation
  3. (offensive slang) a stupid person, or one who is slow to learn
  • French: attardé
  1. (transitive) To keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder
retard the march of an army
retard the motion of a ship
  1. (transitive) To put off; to postpone.
to retard the attacks of old age
to retard a rupture between nations
  1. (transitive) To stay back.
    Etymology: < or , from retarder, from retardare, retardÄre, to retard, from re-Latin, re- + tardus, slow

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