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Dictionary entry overview: What does protracted mean?
• PROTRACTED (adjective)
The adjective PROTRACTED has 1 sense:
1. relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
Familiarity information: PROTRACTED used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
a drawn-out argument / an extended discussion / a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law / a prolonged and bitter struggle / protracted negotiations
long (primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified)
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