prolix Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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prolixadjective

uk   /ˈprəʊ.lɪks/  us   /ˈproʊ-/ formal disapproving
using too many words and ​thereforeboring or ​difficult to ​read or ​listen to: The author's prolix ​style has done nothing to ​encouragesales of the ​book.
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(Definition of prolix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prolix”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冗长的, 啰唆的, 好长篇大论的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冗長的, 囉唆的, 好長篇大論的…
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