Definition of drawn-out in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrôn ˈˌout/


(often long-drawn-out)
Lasting or seeming to last longer than is necessary: a long-drawn-out courtship
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  • Since then, the necessary drawn-out processes added to the personal anguish that he's clearly suffered.
  • The fourth is the slow, drawn-out demise of Soho itself.
  • And by this point, the process became so slow and drawn-out that they were ineffective.

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Syllabification: drawn-out

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