Definition of prolongation in English:

prolongation

Pronunciation /prəˌlôNGˈ(ɡ)āSH(ə)n/ /prəˌlɔŋˈ(ɡ)eɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1Extension of the duration of something.

    ‘the position is advertised for two years, but prolongation is possible’
    1. 1.1technical Extension of the spatial length of something.
      ‘an agreement on further prolongation of the boundary proved difficult’
      count noun ‘an examiner analyzed the angle formed by the prolongations of the lines’

Pronunciation

prolongation

/prəˌlôNGˈ(ɡ)āSH(ə)n/ /prəˌlɔŋˈ(ɡ)eɪʃ(ə)n/