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English definition of “time-consuming”

time-consuming

adjective     /ˈtaɪm.kənˌsjuː.mɪŋ/ US  /-ˌsuː-/
C1 describes a task that takes a lot of time to do: Producing a dictionary is a very time-consuming job .Lasting for a long time
(Definition of time-consuming adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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