Protracted meeting

a religious meeting continued for many successive days.

See also: Protracted

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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That was the question last night after the tml" target="_blankJudicial Service Commission (JSC) failed to pronounce itself on the matter following a protracted meeting that ended minutes to 9pm.It was a night of high drama at the JSC offices as journalists who were called for a press conference were huddled in a room for hours, not knowing why they had been called, with no one acknowledging the invite.
Volker Bouffier, premier of the state of Hessen and Merkel's close ally, said that the CSU should be pleased at what it had achieved so far as he arrived at a similarly protracted meeting of his and Merkel's CDU in Berlin.
It is vital to mention here that his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif held a protracted meeting with Nawaz Sharif in London .
The protracted meeting came tantalizingly close to agreement.
Accompanied with Archbishops Abou Jawdeh, Mazloum, and Matar, Maronite Patriarch held shortly after his arrival a protracted meeting with Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati.
Harrison's manager immediately flew up to Glasgow from London for an emotional and protracted meeting with the Cambuslang boxer, his father and trainer, Peter Harrison, and lawyer Massimo Franchi.
A party spokesman confirmed the decision after a protracted meeting in the constituency.
At the protracted meeting on 5 April, the Parliament's Secretary-General presented a study demanded by a number of MEPs reviewing all the cases of lifting of immunity since 1979 and the introduction of direct universal suffrage in the election of the Assembly.
In a lighter vein, the author traces the beginning of the end of the socialists to a protracted meeting between then-President Felipe Gonzalez and the singer Julio Iglesias, arguing that anyone capable of sustaining a two-hour conversation with Julio has to be out of touch with reality.
After a protracted meeting between four representatives of the crowd and the Larnaca welfare authorities, around 30 protestors stormed the offices injuring one police officer.
Ant[cent]nio Vitorino, who represents the European Commission on the Convention entrusted with drafting a Charter of Fundamental Rights, reviewed progress thus far at a protracted meeting of the College on April 18.
Despite a protracted meeting Williams knew he would remain in office within a couple of hours, Reardon (37 votes for - 34 against) and McMahon (38-34) were the first two nominations to gain election.