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Synonyms for prolonging
pro·long·ing

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  1. List of paraphrases for "prolonging":

    extending, extend, lengthening

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#4532extend
#8223extending
#47250lengthening
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  1. Tom Wolf:

    Every time we talk about opening something up, we're going to be prolonging this phase, if it's not in the best interests of keeping people safe, I'm not going to go along with it.

  2. Scott Atlas:

    When you isolate everyone, including all the healthy people, you're prolonging the problem because you're preventing population immunity. Low-risk groups getting the infection is not a problem.

  3. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso:

    The prolonging of trade tensions and policy uncertainties pose a serious risk to the global economy by undermining private investment, disrupting global supply chains and weakening productivity growth.

  4. Rod Rosenstein:

    The goal is to discourage 'piling on', and instead coordinate with local, state, federal and foreign authorities to achieve a joint result that imposes appropriate punishment without prolonging investigations.

  5. Chris Doyle:

    The designation of the Houthis as a terrorist organization will not help this conflict be resolved in any sense, and actually risks prolonging it, there are risks that the Houthi hardliners will feel empowered to turn towards Iran more. They will be unwilling to engage in diplomatic processes or backchannels to Saudi Arabia.


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