long-running

long-running
longest-running
ADJ-GRADED: ADJ n
Something that is long-running has been in existence, or has been performed, for a long time.

...efforts to find a peaceful solution to this long-running war.

...a long-running trade dispute...

He was best-known for his role in the long-running television series.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • long-running — adj [only before noun] used to talk about something that has been continuing for a long time ▪ a long running saga long running dispute/battle/debate/feud etc ▪ She was involved in a long running legal battle. long running show/musical/soap opera …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • long-running — adjective having continued for a long time: a long running dispute/conflict one of the longest running plays on Broadway …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • long-running — (adj.) 1943, of theatrical productions, from LONG (Cf. long) (adj.) + RUNNING (Cf. running) …   Etymology dictionary

  • long-running — adjective (only before noun) a long running battle, show etc has been happening for a long time: the long running dispute over farm subsidies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • long-running — UK / US adjective having continued for a long time a long running dispute/conflict one of the longest running plays on Broadway …   English dictionary

  • long-running — /ˈlɒŋ rʌnɪŋ/ (say long runing) adjective 1. continuing for a long period of time: a long running dispute. 2. (of a play, film, etc.) having repeated performances or screenings over a long period of time. 3. (of a television or radio series)… …  

  • ˌlong-ˈrunning — adj having continued for a long time a long running dispute/conflict[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • long-running — adjective Operating for a relatively extended period of time. The long running play finally closed on Broadway, just short of setting a record for longest playing …   Wiktionary

  • long-running — adj. Long running is used with these nouns: ↑battle, ↑campaign, ↑conflict, ↑debate, ↑dispute, ↑feud, ↑row, ↑saga, ↑series, ↑show, ↑soap opera, ↑wrangle …   Collocations dictionary

  • Long-running transaction — Long running transactions are computer database transactions that avoid locks on non local resources, use compensation to handle failures, potentially aggregate smaller ACID transactions (also referred to as atomic transactions), and typically… …   Wikipedia

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