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Dictionary definition for: Extended

1. (s) relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument" "an extended discussion" "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law" "a prolonged and bitter struggle" "protracted negotiations"

2. (a) fully extended or stretched forth; "an extended telescope" "his extended legs reached almost across the small room" "refused to accept the extended hand"

3. (s) great in range or scope; "an extended vocabulary" "surgeons with extended experience" "extensive examples of picture writing" "suffered extensive damage" "a wide selection"

4. (s) drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso''s elongated Don Quixote" "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year" "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes" "a prolonged black line across the page"

5. (s) beyond the literal or primary sense; "hot off the press" shows an extended sense of "hot"

6. (s) large in spatial extent or range; "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England" "extended farm lands"

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