Drawn-out - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aʊt|  American pronunciation of the word drawn-out
Brit.  |ˌdrɔːnˈaʊt|  British pronunciation of the word drawn-out

adjective

- relatively long in duration; tediously protracted(syn: extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted)

a drawn-out argument

- (used of speech) uttered slowly with prolonged vowels

Examples

The government wants to avoid a long drawn-out war against the rebel forces.

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