drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted(adj)
relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
"a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"
fully extended or stretched forth
"an extended telescope"; "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"; "refused to accept the extended hand"
elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged(adj)
drawn out or made longer spatially
"Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"
beyond the literal or primary sense
"`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'"
large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
"an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "they suffered extensive damage"
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expanded, enlarged, prolonged, broadened, protracted, extension, widened, extensive, prorogued, extend, renewed, widespread, long, lengthy, extent, expand, spread, broad, extending, lengthened, scope, elongated, provided, postponed, expansion, enhanced, stretched, enlargement, broader
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It now seems likely that the present stimulus programme could be extended beyond September 2016 and the spectre of negative rates could well be imminent, as we have come to expect from the head of the ECB, Draghi is leaning towards pro-action rather than reaction.
Martha Leticia Castaneda Rojas said. Erika Santana, president of the Tijuana Attorney Bar Association and a prominent human rights leader, said the area could be overwhelmed if Trump follows through on his campaign pledge. This could become a total humanitarian crisis, currently, shelters are not equipped for more people. There are not enough rooms, not enough food and not enough medical supplies. City doctors are struggling just to tend to taxpayers and are over-extended – this could be a huge problem. Marcela Celoiro, the San Diego-based Consulate General of Baja Mexico, favors preparation, but not panic. We don't know what is going to happen.
My friends and I would rather quarantine outside of the hostel for 14 days, then know that we are guaranteed a date that we can get home. As of right now, there is no end date on sight, the other people in this hostel are not following the social distancing rules, and I'm afraid the quarantine will be extended indefinitely.
It's a bargaining chip for him now, within the department, he's going to be locked into a cell, 23 out of 24 hours a day, in solitary confinement. ... He's going to try to use that chip with New York state so he isn't locked into 23 out of 24 (hours) for an extended period of time.
We have been aware through rumor for a little while that there were problems in Kenya and I suppose the most shocking thing we've seen is the Rita Jeptoo situation, as an event we've had quite an extended period of being relatively unaffected by this scourge in comparison to other events.
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