how to pronounce prolonged


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the above transcription of prolonged is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

prolonged is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of prolonged in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it might come from prolonged boredom all …”

meanings of prolonged


  1. Lengthy in duration; extended; protracted.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of prolong.

prolonged frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word prolonged occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics prolonged can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that prolonged can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with prolonged


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