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drawn-out

adjective  /ˈdrɔnˈɑʊt/ us  
lasting longer than is usual or necessary: We had another drawn-out discussion after the meeting ended.
Translations of “drawn-out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 延長的, 持續很久的…
in Russian затянувшийся…
in Turkish uzun, uzayan, fazla zaman alan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 延长的, 持续很久的…
in Polish rozwlekły, przeciągły…
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