Definition of prolonged in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈlôNGd/


Continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy: the region suffered a prolonged drought
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  • Drought is a prolonged, abnormally dry period when there is not enough water to meet normal or expected needs.
  • These drugs can be continued under the supervision of your doctor for prolonged periods.
  • There will be a prolonged recovery period because of the damage the lorry sustained and its precarious position.



Pronunciation: /-ˈlôNG(ə)dlē/ Pronunciation: /-ˈläNG/

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Syllabification: pro·longed

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