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Definition of Prolong


  1. To extend in space or length; as, to prolong a line.
  2. To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue; as, to prolong one's days.
  3. To put off to a distant time; to postpone.

Prolong Quotations

The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
Thomas Malthus

The thing I always try to remember is that feet are attached to the leg, and that you must prolong the silhouette. The shoe elongates the leg and does it discreetly. The goal is to get people to look at a woman's legs. It's all about the leg. No, it's not about the leg. It's about the woman.
Christian Louboutin

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
Jack London

Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
Ambrose Bierce

Embryonic stem cell research will prolong life, improve life and give hope for life to millions of people.
Jim Ramstad
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Prolong Translations

prolong in French is prolongeons, prolongent, prolongez
prolong in Latin is extraho
prolong in Spanish is prolongar
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