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delaying tactic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdelaying tacticdeˈlaying ˌtactic noun [countable usually plural]  DELAYsomething you do deliberately in order to delay something so that you gain an advantage for yourself
Examples from the Corpus
delaying tacticIt will also be granted if any defence raised is shown merely to be a delaying tactic.She decided on a delaying tactic.Some southern areas managed the change to integrated schools without much difficulty; but many used every possible delaying tactic.
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