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lengthy Saltos de línea: lengthy
Pronunciación: /ˈlɛŋ(k)θi/
/ˈlɛn(t)θi/

Definición de lengthy en inglés:

adjetivo (lengthier, lengthiest)

(Especially in reference to time) of considerable or unusual length, especially so as to be tedious: lengthy delays
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • No student can afford to run a lengthy trial because of the risk that you will have to pay costs.
  • After a lengthy break, Marino is back and is pretty much picking up where he left off.
  • He will not need a lengthy learning period before getting up to speed on Asian issues.
Sinónimos
long, very long, of considerable length, long-lasting, prolonged, extended, extensive
protracted, very long, overlong, long-drawn-out;
tedious, boring, interminable, wearisome

Derivados

lengthily

1
Pronunciación: /lɛŋ(k)θɪli/
/lɛn(t)θɪli/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He lengthily detailed the intelligence findings he had seen, concluding, ‘These weapons represent an unacceptable threat.’
  • I think it's vitally important we all take a deep breath and prepare to think a little lengthily, a little earnestly, about where we're going.
  • Murray listens to them courteously; then he replies lengthily.

lengthiness

2
Pronunciación: /ˈlɛŋkθɪnəs/
/ˈlɛn(t)θɪnəs/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I know that most people seem to only skim my posts, so I really do post just for myself, but I'm feeling all-encompassing today, so I apologize for the lengthiness.
  • Anyway, apologies for the lengthiness of this reply, but the sense of nostalgia is lingering.
  • I apologize for the lengthiness of this description.

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