Translation of prolong in Spanish:


prolongar, v.

Pronunciation /prəˈlɒŋ//prəˈlɔŋ/

transitive verb

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    (conversation/visit/meeting) prolongar
    (visit/meeting/conversation) alargar
    (meeting/conversation/visit) extender
    (suspense) prolongar
    to prolong sb's life prolongarle / alargarle la vida a algn
    • Furthermore, advances in technology that needlessly prolong dying can be a threat to human dignity.
    • Ice saline lavage does not serve a useful purpose and may prolong bleeding.
    • When does medical care merely prolong a person's dying time?
    • Magdalene had made it clear that she wanted everything done to prolong her survival.
    • Yet, for many people, science has artificially prolonged the dying process.
    • This prolongs its life span and increases the duration of its procoagulant function.
    • Saying you're really busy for the next while only prolongs the agony.
    • The idea of prolonging our lives may not be so appealing if we feel miserable and isolated.
    • In fact, only a delay, which occurred last fall, has prolonged the continued debate.
    • The addition of a vasoconstrictor, such as epinephrine, constricts blood vessels and reduces vascular uptake, which further prolongs the duration of the anesthetic.
    • Many very interesting issues have been raised, and I think that we could prolong this debate for a long time.
    • Hypothermia impairs the metabolism of drugs, prolonging the duration of some pharmacologic effects.
    • Thus, the agony for Walker may have been needlessly prolonged.
    • Moreover, given the fact that dishonesty in enterprises increases transaction costs and prolongs the business cycle, the economic development of the country will eventually be stifled.
    • Thus a diver may be tempted to prolong underwater duration by prior hyperventilation in order to wash out as much carbon dioxide as possible.
    • This discovery increases and prolongs the bacterial killing power of chlorine bleach.
    • The latter is known to be due to the fact that hypocalcemia prolongs the duration of phase two of the action potential of cardiac muscle.
    • If so, it won't save the dollar, only prolong the agony.
    • The authorities are unnecessarily prolonging the construction by doing the work in phases, he alleged.
    • Although this probably does prolong the duration of remission, it is unclear if it confers a survival benefit.