long–lived

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adjective \ˈlȯŋ-ˈlivd also -ˈlīvd\

Definition of long–lived

  1. 1 :  having a long life :  living a long time <long-lived siblings> <a long-lived perennial>; also :  characterized by long life <a long-lived family>

  2. 2 :  lasting a long time :  enduring <a long-lived fad>; also :  existing, functioning, or active for a period of time that is longer than usual or expected <a long-lived car> <long-lived nuclear waste>

14th Century

First Known Use of long–lived

14th century


LONG–LIVED Defined for English Language Learners

long–lived

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adjective \ˈlȯŋ-ˈlivd also -ˈlīvd\

Definition of long–lived for English Language Learners

  • : living or lasting for a long time


LONG–LIVED Defined for Kids

long–lived

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adjective \ˈlȯŋ-ˈlivd, -ˈlīvd\

Definition of long–lived for Students

  1. :  living or lasting for a long time <a long-lived disagreement>


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