HyperDic: prolongation

English > 3 senses of the word prolongation:
NOUNactprolongation, protraction, perpetuation, lengtheningthe act of prolonging something
attributeprolongation, extension, lengthinessamount or degree or range to which something extends
attributeprolongation, lengthiness, continuation, protractionthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
English > prolongation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of prolonging something.
Example"there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
Synonymsprotraction, perpetuation, lengthening
Broadercontinuance, continuationThe act of continuing an activity without interruption
Spanishalargamiento, perpetuación, prolongación
Catalanperpetuació, prolongació
Verbsprolonglengthen in time
prolonglengthen or extend in duration or space
English > prolongation: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAmount or degree or range to which something extends.
Synonymsextension, lengthiness
NarrowercoextensionEquality of extension or duration
BroaderlongnessThe property of being of long spatial extent
Spanishextensión, largo, longitud, prolongación
Catalanextensió, llargada, llargària
Verbsprolonglengthen in time
English > prolongation: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe consequence of being lengthened in duration.
Synonymslengthiness, continuation, protraction
Narrowerfermata(music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
Broaderduration, lengthcontinuance in time
Spanishdilatación, prolongación
Verbsprolonglengthen in time
prolonglengthen or extend in duration or space

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