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Existing or continuing for a long time

long

adjective

lasting for a large amount of time

long-term

adjective

continuing to exist, be relevant, or have an effect for a long time in the future

lasting

adjective

continuing to exist or have an effect for a long time

extended

adjective

continuing for longer than usual

prolonged

adjective

continuing for a long time

enduring

adjective

lasting for a long time

never-ending

adjective

continuing for a very long time and likely to continue even longer

for some time

for a long period of time

on and on

continuing for a long time

for ever

used for saying that a situation will always continue in the future, or will continue for a very long time

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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