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adjective [before noun] uk   /ɪkˈsten.dɪd/ us  
long or longer than usual: They're going on an extended holiday to Australia. There was an extended news bulletin because of the plane crash.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 延伸的, 長的, 延長了的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 延伸的, 长的, 延长了的…
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