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long-lasting

[lawng-las-ting, -lah-sting, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈlæs tɪŋ, -ˈlɑ stɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-/
adjective
1.
enduring or existing for a long period of time:
a long-lasting friendship.
2.
effective for a relatively long period of time:
a long-lasting pain reliever.
3.
resisting the effects of wear or use over a long period:
a long-lasting fabric used for work clothes.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30
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  • It spawned a longlasting franchise, and countless imitators.
  • Since then the country has been experiencing a longlasting political crisis.
  • The longlasting flowers are racemose and grow from the leaf axils.

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