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lifelong

Syllabification: life·long
Pronunciation: /ˈlīfˌlôNG
 
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Definition of lifelong in English:

adjective

Lasting or remaining in a particular state throughout a person’s life: lifelong friends a lifelong conservative
More example sentences
  • Alf, as he was fondly known to family and friends, had a lifelong passion for sport.
  • As well as changing his life, the programme has also given him some lifelong friends.
  • They were lifelong friends and Beerbohm gave the address at a memorial service to Sir William.
Synonyms
lasting, long-lasting, long-term, constant, stable, established, steady, enduring, permanent

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