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long-lived

[ lawng-lahyvd, -livd, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˈlaɪvd, -ˈlɪvd, ˈlɒŋ- /
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adjective
having a long life, existence, or duration: a long-lived man; long-lived fame.
(of an object) lasting or functioning a long time: a long-lived battery.
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Origin of long-lived

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at long1, lived

OTHER WORDS FROM long-lived

long-livedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for long-lived

long-lived

adjective
having long life, existence, or currency

Derived forms of long-lived

long-livedness, noun
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