protracted

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Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual

a protracted and bitter dispute.

Simple past tense and past participle of protract
relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"
Prolonged; continued
past of protract
Something, usually something unpleasant, that is protracted lasts a long time, especially longer than usual or longer than you hoped. After protracted negotiations, Ogden got the deal he wanted The struggle would be bitter and protracted. used to describe something that continues for a long time, especially if it takes longer than usual, necessary, or expected = lengthy protracted negotiations/discussions/debate etc (past participle of protrahere )
protract
To draw or delineate
protract
To use a protractor
protract
to prolong
protract
{v} to lengthen in time, prolong, draw out
protract
To draw out or lengthen in time or (rarely) in space; to continue; to prolong; as, to protract an argument; to protract a war
protract
To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer; as, to protract a decision or duty
protract
To extend; to protrude; as, the cat can protract its claws; opposed to retract
protract
To draw to a scale; to lay down the lines and angles of, with scale and protractor; to plot
protract
Tedious continuance or delay
protract
{f} prolong, postpone, lengthen; continue, maintain, preserve; stretch, extend, sustain
protract
To draw out; to extend, especially in duration
protract
lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
protracted

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    prōträktîd

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    /prōˈtraktəd/ /proʊˈtræktɪd/

    Etimoloji

    [ prO-'trakt, pr&- ] (transitive verb.) 1540. Latin protractus, past participle of protrahere, literally, to draw forward, from pro- forward + trahere to draw; more at PRO-.

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