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PROLONGATION. Time added to the duration of something.
     2. When the time is lengthened during which a party is to perform a contract, the sureties of such a party are in general discharged, unless the sureties consent to such prolongation. See Giving time.
     3. In the civil law the prolongation of time to the principal did not discharge the surety. Dig. 2, 14, 27; Id. 12, 1, 40.

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Apres le temps reglementaire et des prolongations qui se sont sont soldes sur un score blanc (0-0), les proteges de Bertrand Marchand ont reussi a ouvrir le score lors de la premiere prolongation sur un penalty de Tijani Belaid (90+9) avant de doubler la marque dans la deuxieme prolongation par Hamza Agrebi Agrebi (90+7).
1] Another effect of arsenic is that it can cause QT interval prolongation and can even result in life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia, torsades de pointes, which is can even lead to cardiac death.
The prolongation of the final part of the word may be a strategy used to achieve fluency by speakers, both of people who stutter and fluent people [21].
Conclusion: Nifedipine, as a tocolytic, is found to be more effective in pregnancy prolongation when compared with Glyceryl trinitrate but has frequent maternal adverse drug effects.
It is an inherited form of ions channelopathy resulting in prolonged cardiac repolarization and abnormal prolongation of QT interval on electrocardiogram (ECG).
6, 7] Repolarisation prolongation is manifested by a prolonged QT interval on the electrocardiogram.
We hypothesized that QT prolongation should be common in patients with anemia if it can cause ALQTS directly, and aimed to test this hypothesis in patients with anemia caused by conditions other than sickle cell disease.
Prolongation of this interval can lead to life-threatening complications.
Governor Dimitar Bogov cautioned that the prolongation of the crisis could affect investments, the main driving force of growth.
In order for the prolongation to be more convincing, Macedonia pleads for EU interference and Greece opposes it.
Apres une premiere prolongation de duree d'inscription aux elections, l'ISIE a decide d'accorder une seconde phase d'inscription des electeurs aux prochains scrutins.
The agreement was reached during the talks with the Uzbek side about prolongation of gas supplies to southern Kyrgyzstan until April 15.