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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protractedadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    lengthened, lengthy, prolonged, extensive, elongated, extended, drawn-out

    Antonyms:
    short

Editors Contribution

  1. wordy

    rarely used word for verbose, expressed in too many words.

    he made his point with a taughty piece of literature.

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

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How to use protracted in a sentence?

  1. Richard Mihigo:

    That explains why we are in a situation almost like a protracted sort of situation where multiple outbreaks break at the same time, the supply system is also an issue, because Richard Mihigo need to bring in all the vaccines - being for measles, being for yellow fever or cholera - and it's not easy to manage all the logistics for all these events happening at the same time.

  2. David Sipunzi:

    We don't believe it will play a role in this year's negotiations because if we mix these two, the negotiations might become more protracted.

  3. Tony Blair:

    The intelligence assessments made at the time of going to war turned out to be wrong. The aftermath turned out to be more hostile, protracted and bloody than ever we imagined, for all of this, I express more sorrow, regret and apology than you will ever know.

  4. Stephen Innes:

    Maybe, just maybe we are finally nearing a long-awaited indication from President Trump that the protracted period of market adversity is mercilessly nearing its end.

  5. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    The proposed settlement agreement ... should not be interpreted as a judgment on the guilt or innocence of the officers facing trial, this settlement is being proposed solely because it is in the best interest of the city, and avoids costly and protracted litigation that would only make it more difficult for our city to heal and potentially cost taxpayers many millions more in damages.

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