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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

prolongation (countable and uncountable, plural prolongations)

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

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.lɔ̃.ɡa.sjɔ̃/
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NounEdit

prolongation f (plural prolongations)

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

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. prolongation