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"elongated" in British English

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elongatedadjective

uk   /ˈiː.lɒŋ.ɡeɪ.tɪd/  us   /ɪˈlɑːŋ.ɡeɪ.t̬ɪd/
(Definition of elongated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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elongatedadjective

 us   /ɪˈlɔŋˌɡeɪ·t̬ɪd/
longer and ​thinner than ​usual, as if ​stretched: Giacometti’s elongated ​sculptures of ​young women
(Definition of elongated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “elongated”
in Spanish alargado…
in Vietnamese được kéo dài ra…
in Malaysian memanjang…
in Thai ซึ่งยืดออกไป…
in French allongé…
in German verlängern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉长的, 细长的, 偏长的…
in Turkish incecik, uzun ve sipsivri…
in Russian удлиненный…
in Indonesian memanjang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉長的, 細長的, 偏長的…
in Polish wydłużony…
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