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[yeer-lawng, -long] /ˈyɪərˈlɔŋ, -ˈlɒŋ/
lasting for a year.
Also, year-long.
Origin of yearlong
1805-15; year + long1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for yearlong
  • Don't expect a yearlong fellowship to provide you with a full year to work on your research.
  • Most yearlong sabbaticals will cross over two calendar years.
  • He told them that there wasn't time for a yearlong strategic-planning process.
  • It was the beginning of my yearlong hunt for one full deck of found playing cards.
  • See our compilation of the acclaimed, yearlong editorial series on global population.
  • During his yearlong journeys, he delved even deeper into the culture of the desert than his predecessors had.
  • She was started on a yearlong course of chemotherapy.
  • It sends data via satellite so you can get a yearlong record of the climate.
  • The idea and the product came at the end of a yearlong effort to delineate the biology behind a fossil skeleton.
British Dictionary definitions for yearlong


throughout a whole year
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