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long-running Line breaks: long-running

Definition of long-running in English:


Continuing for a long time: a long-running dispute over EU subsidies
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  • Striking train conductors are getting set to hold a referendum to see if a long-running rail dispute should continue.
  • Train drivers in the north of England continued a long-running dispute over pay this week.
  • Residents in Cardiff are continuing a long-running campaign to defend the city's health services.

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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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