prolongation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French prolongation, from Late Latin prōlongātiō, from prōlongātus, perfect passive participle of Latin prōlongō, from prō + longus.

Noun[edit]

prolongation (plural prolongations)

  1. The act of prolonging.
  2. That which has been prolonged; an extension.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French prolongation, borrowed from Late Latin prōlongātiō, prōlongātiōnem, from prōlongātus, perfect passive participle of Latin prōlongō, from prō + longus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prolongation f (plural prolongations)

  1. extension
  2. (sports) overtime, extra time

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin prōlongātiō, prōlongātiōnem, from prōlongātus, perfect passive participle of Latin prōlongō, from prō + longus.

Noun[edit]

prolongation f (oblique plural prolongations, nominative singular prolongation, nominative plural prolongations)

  1. prolongation