Definition of 'time-consuming'
Example sentences containing 'time-consuming'
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COOKING healthy family meals does not have to be time-consuming or expensive. The Sun (2016)This work would be expensive, time-consuming and staggeringly sensitive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is much more time-consuming, expensive and bureaucratic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Eating your way around the world is an expensive, time-consuming hobby. Times, Sunday Times (2016)COOKING healthy, nutritious family meals does not have to be time-consuming or expensive. The Sun (2016)The only truly time-consuming task in the process is watching the hours of video footage afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will probably be used only rarely owing to the costly and time-consuming nature of the process. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Preparing for them is a time-consuming process but they have it down to a fine art. The Sun (2015)The process has been expensive and time-consuming. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This would be a much more difficult and time-consuming job. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)It was obviously a time-consuming and costly experience. The Sun (2011)Many civil law remedies are time-consuming and expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In many cases these can be costly and time-consuming to treat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But they are costly and time-consuming for all involved. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Replacing sensors one at a time in the hope of finding the right one is a time-consuming business. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You may also get into expensive and time-consuming legal battles with leaseholders who can cause you problems if they club together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Getting this cover can be an extremely time-consuming and expensive process for a small business with limited funds and no human resources department. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Restaurant chains have got themselves into a tight corner over discounting that is likely to be difficult and time-consuming to get out of. Times, Sunday Times (2010)COOKING healthy family meals does not have to be time-consuming or expensive. The Sun (2016)With survivors of chronic childhood abuse, establishing safety can become an extremely complex and time-consuming task. Trauma and Recovery (1992)It is at the very least a time-consuming business, involving many letters and telephone calls. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Regardless of the size of the church, this will be a time-consuming and tedious task. Christianity Today (2000)Given the multiple connections required for such a control unit, it proved a time-consuming business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The screening process is time-consuming, and so far only two closed areas have been reopened. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You've probably heard how difficult and time-consuming it is to cook risotto. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Caring for them is a time-consuming task, meticulously performed by experts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a time-consuming process. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When procedures become so exacting and time-consuming, the exercise of judgment is deemed neither necessary nor possible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In many cases, employers say this has been a time-consuming and costly exercise in proving the obvious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A legal challenge is an enormously expensive and time-consuming exercise that they may decide would be a waste of management time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'time-consuming'
British English: time-consuming ADJECTIVE
If something is time-consuming, it takes a lot of time.
It's just very time consuming to get such a large quantity of data.
- American English: time-consuming
- Brazilian Portuguese: que exige muito tempo
- Chinese: 耗时的
- European Spanish: que requiere mucho tiempo
- French: qui prend beaucoup de tempsN
- German: zeitraubend
- Italian: che richiede molto tempo
- Japanese: 時間のかかる
- Korean: 시간이 많이 걸리는
- European Portuguese: que exige muito tempo
- Spanish: que requiere mucho tiempo
Definition of time-consuming from the Collins English Dictionary
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