Word of the DayNovember 12, 2022



takes a long time to complete, especially when it is significantly longer than the expected duration of the task

Example Usage

the approval of the building permit was unnecessarily protracted by the council


  • time-consuming
  • long-winded
  • prolong
  • delay
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