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hors delais

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Etymology

From French hors délais, after the deadline.

Adverb

hors delais (not comparable)

Positive
hors delais

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (cycling) To start a race but not finish in the allotted time.
  2. (cycling) In a race of multiple stages failure to qualify for the next stage of the competition.
  3. (cycling) A reason used to further classify the withdrawal of a competitor from a race. Used in deference to the term abandon which is used for competitors who start the race but then retire, and, non partant, did not show, to qualify for a race but not attend the start.
    Outside time limit (hors delais) [1]

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