long-time

long-time
longˈ-time adjective
Enduring for a long time
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Main Entry:long

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long-time UK US adjective
having continued or existed as a particular thing for a long time

Tom’s getting married to his long-time girlfriend in July.

Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym

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long-time «LNG TYM, LONG-», adjective.
1. for a long time: »

a long-time companion, a long-time Democrat.

2. lasting a long time: »

a long-time feud.

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ˈlong-time [long-time] adjective only before noun
having been the particular thing mentioned for a long time

his long-time colleague


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • long-time — long|time [ˈlɔŋtaım US ˈlo:ŋ ] adj [only before noun] having existed or continued to be a particular thing for a long time ▪ a long time supporter of civil rights long time friend/lover etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Long time — (Largo tiempo) en español es una canción del álbum she wolf perteneciente a la cantautora colombiana Shakira. Esta canción fue difundida por primera ves en una radio famosa de latinoamerica el 28 de diciembre del 2009. En esta radio ellos habían… …   Wikipedia Español

  • long-time — adjective having continued or existed as a particular thing for a long time: Tom s getting married to his long time girlfriend in July …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • long-time — ♦♦♦ ADJ: ADJ n You use long time to describe something that has existed or been a particular thing for a long time. Newcomers had to pay far more in taxes than long time land owners... She married her long time boyfriend. ...a long time member of …   English dictionary

  • long-time — adjective (only before noun) having existed or continued to be a particular thing for a long time: a long time supporter of civil rights …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • long-time — UK / US adjective having continued or existed as a particular thing for a long time Tom s getting married to his long time girlfriend in July …   English dictionary

  • ˌlong-ˈtime — adj having continued or existed as a particular thing for a long time his long time girlfriend[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • long-time — /ˈlɒŋ taɪm/ (say long tuym) adjective old: my long time friend …   Australian-English dictionary

  • long-time — adj. Long time is used with these nouns: ↑ally, ↑associate, ↑companion, ↑contributor, ↑customer, ↑employee, ↑fan, ↑favourite, ↑friend, ↑lover, ↑manager, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • long time — noun a prolonged period of time (Freq. 15) we ve known each other for ages I haven t been there for years and years • Syn: ↑age, ↑years • Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time …   Useful english dictionary


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