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lengthen
British English: /ˈlɛŋ(k)θ(ə)n/
, /ˈlɛn(t)θən/
American English: /ˈlɛŋ(k)θən/

Translation of lengthen in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1
    allungare (garment) (by di)
    allungare, prolungare (wall, shelf, track) (by di)
    to lengthen something from three metres to five metres
    portare qualcosa da tre a cinque metri
  • 2
    prolungare (stay, visit, waiting period)
    allungare (queue, list)
    to lengthen something from three years to four years
    portare la durata di qualcosa da tre a quattro anni

intransitive verb

  • 1 (queue, list, shadow)
    allungarsi
    (skirts, trousers)
    diventare più lungo
    (Medicine) (bone)
    allungarsi
    to lengthen from 20 cm to 25 cm
    passare da 20 a 25 cm
  • 2 (days, nights)
    allungarsi
    (visit, silence)
    prolungarsi
    the intervals between her visits, migraines are lengthening
    le sue visite, le sue emicrania si stanno facendo meno frequenti

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