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prolong

verb [T] uk   /prəˈlɒŋ/  us   /-ˈlɑːŋ/
C1 to make something last a longer time: We were having such a good time that we decided to prolong our stay by another week. She chewed each delicious mouthful as slowly as she could, prolonging the pleasure.
prolongation
noun [U] uk   /ˌprəʊ.lɒŋˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌproʊ.lɑːŋ-/
Translations of “prolong”
in Vietnamese kéo dài…
in Spanish prolongar…
in Thai ทำให้ขยายหรือยาวขึ้น…
in Malaysian memanjangkan…
in French prolonger…
in German verlängern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 延長,拖延…
in Indonesian memperpanjang…
in Russian продлевать…
in Turkish ömrünü uzatmak, uzun süre devam etmesini sağlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 延长,拖延…
in Polish przedłużać…
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