Definition of long-awaited in English:

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Pronunciation: /lɒŋəˈweɪtɪd/


Having been hoped for or expected for a long time: their long-awaited debut album
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  • Their spokesman Graeme Frall said he hoped the long-awaited development would go ahead in 2004.
  • He hopes that the long-awaited transatlantic challenge again will bring out the best in him.
  • The Council hope to open the long-awaited motor taxation office there in mid-April.

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