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protracted

adjective

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protracted

verb
past tense of protract

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to make longer
  • the highway project was protracted by years of litigation

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“Protracted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/protracted. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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