Definition of long-running in English:


Syllabification: long-run·ning


  • Continuing for a long time: a long-running dispute a long-running soap opera
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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: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody