extended extended  /ɪk ˈstɛn dəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
  2. (adj) fully extended or stretched forth
  3. (adj) drawn out or made longer spatially
  4. (adj) beyond the literal or primary sense
  5. (adj) large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

Usage(s):

  1. The Maoists gradually extended their influence over rural Nepal, and they are now able to attack anywhere, even carrying out assassinations and bombings inside Kathmandu.
  2. Two weeks ago, she was there again with a few members of her extended family.
  3. Like Bill, Big Love has a lot going on: it's about relationships and criminality, faith and secrets, piety and lust, all within an extended--really extended--family.

News

  1. Registration extended for Lodi’s recreation soccer leagues

    Regular registration for Lodi’s recreation soccer leagues has been extended to June 26. The cost is $90 for residents and $100 for non-residents. Beginning June 7, late registration fees will be $100 for residents and $110 for non-residents.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Lodi News-Sentinel

  2. Deadline extended for public comment about restoration after Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council extended the deadline for public comment on how to spend fine money following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, officials said.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  3. Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in Longview, Texas Captures Top Honors

    ROCKVILLE, Md., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Suburban Extended Stay Hotel property in Longview, Texas has earned the prestigious Hotel of the Year award from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I am in good health and feel lucky to have been able to coach in the NFL for an extended period of time," Parcells said. "I leave the game and the NFL with nothing but good feelings and gratitude to all the players, coaches and other people...
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Bill Parcells Source: Seattle Times

  2. The Fed last week reaffirmed its policy and noted that conditions "are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels of the federal funds rate for an extended period."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Newsweek

  3. "The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel," said team co-founder Bertrand Piccard, adding that this test flight "the third major step after its first 'flea hop' and an extended flight earlier...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: The Hindu

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