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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of prolonging something; The consequence of being lengthened in duration.

Usage examples (37)
  • Definitions of labor protraction, arrest challenged.
  • "The continued protraction of the case is not helping anyone,"
  • But I had no fancy for such an expedient, a mere protraction of the agony.
  • Benedict was following "the protraction of their kidnapping with concern," Lombardi said. for more
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