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prolongverb [T]

 us   /prəˈlɔŋ/
to make something last a longer time: They’re trying to prolong their lives.
prolonged
adjective  us   /prəˈlɔŋd/
Grasslands were damaged by the prolonged drought.
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prolongverb [T]

uk   /prəˈlɒŋ/  us   /prəˈlɑːŋ/
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.lɑːŋˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
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Translations of “prolong”
in Spanish prolongar…
in Vietnamese kéo dài…
in Malaysian memanjangkan…
in Thai ทำให้ขยายหรือยาวขึ้น…
in French prolonger…
in German verlängern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 延长,拖延…
in Turkish ömrünü uzatmak, uzun süre devam etmesini sağlamak…
in Russian продлевать…
in Indonesian memperpanjang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 延長,拖延…
in Polish przedłużać…
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