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prolonger
Pronunciation: / pʀɔlɔ̃ʒe /

Translation of prolonger in English:

verbe transitif

  • 3 (être le prolongement de)
    to be an extension of
    le nouveau bâtiment prolonge l'ancien
    the new building is an extension of the old one
    la nouvelle bretelle prolonge l'autoroute jusqu'à Clermont-Ferrand
    the new motorway (anglais britannique) ou freeway (anglais américain) link brings the motorway (anglais britannique) ou freeway (anglais américain) right up to Clermont-Ferrand

also: se prolonger verbe pronominal

  • 2 (dans l'espace) See examples: se prolonger jusqu'à (chemin, route, voie ferrée, mur, clôture)
    to go as far as, to extend as far as
    l'artiste se prolonge dans ses œuvres [figuré]
    the artist lives on in his/her works

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