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longtime

[lawng-tahym, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌtaɪm, ˈlɒŋ-/
adjective
1.
existing, occurring, or continuing for a long period of time; longstanding:
longtime friends celebrating 50 years of association.
Origin of longtime
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; long1 + time
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longtime

/ˈlɒŋˌtaɪm/
adjective
1.
of long standing
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Word Origin and History for longtime
adj.

also long-time, 1580s, from long (adj.) + time (n.).

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