lengthy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lengthy” in the English Dictionary

"lengthy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈleŋ.θi/
C1 continuing for a ​longtime: a lengthy ​discussion/​process Many ​airlinepassengersface lengthy ​delays because of the ​strike.
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(Definition of lengthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lengthy" in American English

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lengthyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈleŋk·θi, ˈleŋ-/

lengthy adjective [-er/-est only] (TIME)

taking a ​longtime: a lengthy ​speech
(Definition of lengthy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lengthy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 漫长的,冗长的…
in Turkish bitmek bilmez, çok uzun, bıktıran…
in Russian длительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫長的,冗長的…
in Polish długi, przedłużający się…
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