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time consuming wordnet sense
  1. of a task that takes time and patience
  2. In business, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something, and hence is not available for use anymore. In economics, a cost is an alternative that is given up as a result of a decision. ...
  3. Requiring significant amounts of time
  4. Since consensus decision-making focuses on discussion and seeks the input of all participants, it can be a time-consuming process. ...
  5. TIME + (2h)[B^], POs > signer, FOs up, are held at mouth level and zoom past cheeks as if being wolfed down.