Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun protraction

2 senses of protraction

Sense 1
lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction -- (the consequence of being lengthened in duration)
       => duration, length -- (continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required")

Sense 2
prolongation, protraction, perpetuation, lengthening -- (the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks")
       => continuance, continuation -- (the act of continuing an activity without interruption)

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