Continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy,
Continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy
the region suffered a prolonged drought
drawn-out: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"
elongated: drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"
(prolong) lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
(prolong) lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"
(prolongedly) In a prolonged manner; at length
(prolong) To extend in space or length; To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue; To lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone
(prolong) (v) sozarģa, uzaytırģa
"Prolonged" means that your disability is likely to be long term and of indefinite duration, or is likely to result in death. This is described in the Canada Pension Plan legislation under paragraphs 42(2)(a) and 42(2)(b).
An impairment is prolonged if it has lasted, or is expected to last, for a continuous period of at least 12 months.