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English definition of “time-consuming”

time-consuming

adjective     /ˈtaɪmkənˌsjuːmɪŋ/
taking a lot of time to do or complete: Commuting by car nowadays is much more time-consuming than it used to be. Employment tribunals are time-consuming and expensive. a time-consuming process/task/job
(Definition of time-consuming adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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