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elongated

adjective uk   /ˈiː.lɒŋ.ɡeɪ.tɪd/ us    /ɪˈlɑːŋ.ɡeɪ.t̬ɪd/
longer and thinner than usual: In the photo her face was slightly elongated.
Translations of “elongated”
in Spanish alargado…
in French allongé…
in German verlängern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉長的, 細長的, 偏長的…
in Russian удлиненный…
in Turkish incecik, uzun ve sipsivri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉长的, 细长的, 偏长的…
in Polish wydłużony…
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