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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·lon·ga·tion /(ˌ)proˌlɔŋˈgeʃən, prə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·lon·ga·tion n.
 1. The act of lengthening in space or in time; extension; protraction.
 2. That which forms an additional length.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite
           prolongation of the peace talks" [syn: protraction, perpetuation,
      2: amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the
         wire has an extension of 50 feet" [syn: extension, lengthiness]
      3: the consequence of being lengthened in duration [syn: lengthiness,
          continuation, protraction]