prolongate

[ pruh-lawng-geyt, -long- ]
/ prəˈlɔŋ geɪt, -ˈlɒŋ- /

verb (used with object), pro·lon·gat·ed, pro·lon·gat·ing.

to prolong.

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Origin of prolongate

1590–1600; <Late Latin prōlongātus, past participle of prōlongāre to prolong; see -ate1
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