Definition of 'extended'
Example sentences containing 'extended'
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So she is unable to play with friends or join in the fun with extended family. The Sun (2016)He saw his extended family on holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His way of life in a goldfish bowl is what now passes for normality for his wife and her extended family. The Sun (2016)Struggling through clouds of dust and smoke, they hoped to catch other members of their extended family fleeing the attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first programme tonight begins in her home village, where she is greeted like a returning hero by her large extended family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now the extended family is staging an unexpected revival. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Has waited a long time for an extended run in the team and is enjoying himself. The Sun (2006)What works best is absolute consistency over an extended period of time. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING (2002)The extended period of damp has seen widespread rotting and poor quality and size. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That makes it difficult for us to preach on serious subjects for extended periods of time. Christianity Today (2000)During an extended honeymoon period it seems that things can only get better. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You cannot beat a few festive chuckles to get you into the mood for spending time with your extended family. The Sun (2013)He will not fight again this year and has also promised his family an extended holiday so he can wind down. The Sun (2012)At the height of the season journey times can be greatly extended and long queues at the locks are a regular feature. Exploring Britain's Canals (1994)The slow, abrasive court surface contributes to more extended rallies and longer matches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are signs that the eurozone's second biggest economy is emerging from an extended period of stagnation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HOW would you cope if you were unable to work for an extended period? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Parents today have hardly any legal rights and rather more responsibilities, lasting longer because of extended compulsory education. Positive Parent Power (1991)When the results of clubs who dismissed the manager after an extended bad run are compared with clubs who did not, guess what you find? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her parents hope she will reach 7lb soon so they can take her to Ireland to meet her extended family. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Didn't get on the pitch because of his knee injury, but should get an extended run in the side soon enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They might have a party with their nuclear family, one with their extended family, one with their friends and one at school. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And remember, an extended warranty is essentially an insurance policy rather than a guarantee along the lines of the original car maker's warranty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We chose not to take out an extended warranty when we bought the TV as we reckon these are a rip-off. The Sun (2012)Another fine joke involves a thick rope, while there's an extended and literal running gag that transforms one circular sprinter into a misplaced couch potato. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'extended'
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Translations for 'extended'
British English: extended ADJECTIVE
If something happens for an extended period of time, it happens for a long period of time.
Any child who receives dedicated teaching over an extended period is likely to improve.
Definition of extended from the Collins English Dictionary
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