Definition of long-lived in English:


Syllabification: long-lived
Pronunciation: /ˌlôNGˈlivd


  • Living or lasting a long time.
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    • Yesterday Aunt M. turned 92, continuing the tradition of long-lived women in my family.
    • It turns out she's a month older than Mum - these Johnsons are a long-lived family.
    • Historically my family was long-lived, and I had fully expected to have at least another 20 years of active life ahead of me.

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