Definition of longed-for in English:
Strongly wished for or desired: a longed-for second child
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- A pair of love birds found out what it was like to be treated like royalty when a longed-for letter from the Queen arrived by special delivery.
- In my part of the country, the oppressive days of late summer are now past, and the first hint of the longed-for winter rains have teased us by speckling the dusty ground.
- People with terminal illnesses living in the Sheffield and Peak District areas will be able to apply for bursaries from the charity to help them realise longed-for dreams.
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