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Definition of long-drawn-out adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    long-drawn-out

     adjective
    adjective
     
    (also drawn-out)
     
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  1. 1lasting a very long time, often too long synonym protracted
  2. 2 long-drawn-out negotiations The trial was a long-drawn-out affair.
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