not long ago

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of not long ago

:during a recent period of time :recently
  • I saw an interesting ad not long ago for a new car.

Word by Word Definitions

long play
  1. : extending for a considerable distance

  2. : having greater length than usual

  3. : having greater height than usual : tall

  1. : for or during a long time

  2. : at or to a long distance : far

  3. : for the duration of a specified period

  1. : a long period of time

  2. : a long syllable

  3. : one taking a long position especially in a security or commodity market

  1. : to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained

  1. : to be suitable or fitting

ago play
  1. : earlier than the present time


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