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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 

PROTRACTED (adjective)

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Relatively long in duration; tediously protracted


drawn-out; extended; lengthy; prolonged; protracted

Context examples:

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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