year·​long | \ ˈyir-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce yearlong (audio) \

Definition of yearlong

: lasting through a year

Examples of yearlong in a Sentence

She went on a yearlong sabbatical.
Recent Examples on the Web Like Hazley, many in the cycling community are reacclimating to racing after a yearlong break from competitive riding. Dallas News, 21 May 2021 Birnur and the Beauty Lab chemists also conduct the brand's annual Beauty Awards selection process, a yearlong effort for the team that involves assessing hundreds of products. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 28 Apr. 2022 Literary Cleveland has launched a new yearlong residency aimed at creating new opportunities for writers in Northeast Ohio. cleveland, 21 Apr. 2022 The campaign, initially announced as a yearlong effort, was one of the largest contracts the company ever pursued. Alexandria Burris, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Sep. 2021 The trip was the culmination of a yearlong effort by Mr. Giuliani, with support from Mr. Trump, to undermine Mr. Biden’s presidential campaign. New York Times, 27 May 2021 The trip was the culmination of a yearlong effort by Giuliani, with support from Trump, to undermine Biden's presidential campaign. Star Tribune, 27 May 2021 The announcement caps a yearlong effort to set a new plan for the event, originally slated for June 7, 2020. Lee Seymour, Forbes, 26 May 2021 During the run-up to that occasion, HFC is kicking off a yearlong series of events beginning on April 15 with A Harlem Jones open mic night at the Museum of the City of New York in tribute to the 25th anniversary of the cult classic film Love Jones. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, 13 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of yearlong

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Yearlong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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