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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 retarding
 遲滯; 減速

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·tard v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Retarding.]
 1. To keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder; as, to retard the march of an army; to retard the motion of a ship; -- opposed to accelerate.
 2. To put off; to postpone; as, to retard the attacks of old age; to retard a rupture between nations.
 Syn: -- To impede; hinder; obstruct; detain; delay; procrastinate; postpone; defer.