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  • enduring — UK US /ɪnˈdjʊərɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] ► used to describe something that will last for a long time: enduring popularity/strength/success »This game has an enduring popularity. »enduring problems/difficulties ► used to describe something that… …   Financial and business terms

  • Enduring — En*dur ing, a. Lasting; durable; long suffering; as, an enduring disposition. A better and enduring substance. Heb. x. 34. {En*dur ing*ly}, adv. T. Arnold. {En*dur ing*ness}, n …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enduring Freedom - Abuses by US Forces in Afghanistan — is a report released in March 2004 by US based human rights organisation, Human Rights Watch.It has a negative view of the actions of United States armed forces in Afghanistan, following the campaign by US forces to eliminate the Taliban in… …   Wikipedia

  • long-time — longˈ time adjective Enduring for a long time • • • Main Entry: ↑long * * * long time UK US adjective having continued or existed as a particular thing for a long time Tom’s getting married to his long time girlfriend in July. Thesaurus: existing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Long Creek, Sunnyvale, Texas — Long Creek was the name of a town on the eastern side of Dallas County. In 1953, it merged with the three nearby towns of Hattersville, Tripp and New Hope to form the town of Sunnyvale, Texas. Today, Long Creek s former area is in southern… …   Wikipedia

  • long|suf|fer|ing — long suf|fer|ing or long|suf|fer|ing «LNG SUHF uhr ihng, SUHF rihng; LONG », adjective, noun. –adj. enduring trouble, pain, or injury long and patiently: »Various were the excesses committed by the insubordinate troops…upon the long suffering… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-suf|fer|ing — or long|suf|fer|ing «LNG SUHF uhr ihng, SUHF rihng; LONG », adjective, noun. –adj. enduring trouble, pain, or injury long and patiently: »Various were the excesses committed by the insubordinate troops…upon the long suffering inhabitants (John L …   Useful english dictionary

  • Long-suffering — Long suf fer*ing, n. disposed to bear inconvenience or injury patiently; long patience of offense; as, a long suffering and uncomplaining wife. Syn: enduring, forbearing, longanimous, meek. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] Despisest thou the riches… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • long-suffering — long sufferingly, adv. /lawng suf euhr ing, suf ring, long /, adj. 1. enduring injury, trouble, or provocation long and patiently. n. 2. long and patient endurance of injury, trouble, or provocation: years of long suffering and illness. [1520 30] …   Universalium

  • long-lasting — long′ last′ing adj. 1) cvb enduring or existing for a long period of time: a long lasting friendship[/ex] 2) cvb effective for a relatively long period of time: a long lasting pain reliever[/ex] • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

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