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pro·tract·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. protracted(Adjective)

    Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.

    a protracted and bitter dispute

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protracted

    of Protract

  2. Protracted(adj)

    prolonged; continued

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How to say protracted in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of protracted in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of protracted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of protracted in a Sentence

  1. Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev:

    I am convinced that the period of low commodity prices will be protracted, one needs to fear that there will be( an oil price) of $ 20 or $ 15. By the logic of markets the bigger the fall today, the larger the rebound tomorrow, and this isn't the biggest risk.

  2. Michael Blackwell:

    We shouldn’t compound the problems for birds by subjecting them to a particularly miserable and protracted means of euthanasia.

  3. Purdue Pharma:

    We are disappointed that after months of good faith negotiations working toward a meaningful resolution to help these states address the opioid crisis, this group of attorneys general have unilaterally decided to pursue a costly and protracted litigation process.

  4. Jared Kushner.But Cooper:

    Yes, the protracted process did contribute to the conditions that necessitated an emergency.

  5. Vitor Constancio:

    Potential growth is very low and in present conditions, we fear that this will be a protracted period of low growth.

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