long-time

long-time
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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 the pro-democracy movement.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • 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

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  • 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 no see — spoken phrase used when you meet someone who you have not seen for a long time Thesaurus: ways of saying hellosynonym Main entry: long * * * informal it s a long time since we last met (used as a greeting) O …   Useful english dictionary

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