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outlast

[out-last, -lahst] /ˌaʊtˈlæst, -ˈlɑst/
verb (used with object)
1.
to endure or last longer than:
The pyramids outlasted the civilization that built them.
2.
to live longer than; outlive.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; out- + last2
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outlast

/ˈaʊtˌlɑːst/
verb
1.
(transitive) to last longer than
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outlast

v.

"to last longer than," 1570s, from out (adv.) + last (v.). Related: Outlasted; outlasting.

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