long-lasting

[lawng-las-ting, -lah-sting, long-]
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:
1520–30

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Example sentences for longlasting
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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