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at length

Definition of at length in English:

1In detail; fully: these aspects have been discussed at length
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  • A spokesman for the council said the details of the plans have been discussed at length.
  • Every staffer and volunteer was asked to discuss at length, and in great detail, all the aspects of their job.
  • He spoke at length and in detail to the engineers following his hard-fought seventh place at Sepang.
for a long time, for ages, for hours, interminably, endlessly, ceaselessly, unendingly
thoroughly, fully, in detail, in depth, comprehensively, exhaustively, extensively
2After a long time: at length she laid down the pencil
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  • The news controllers were at length forced to grapple with the issue by their correspondents' remarks.
after a long time, eventually, in time, finally, at last, at long last, in the end, ultimately
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