Definition of 'long-running'
Example sentences containing 'long-running'
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Further claims in the long-running dispute could add up to 5bn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unite made the claim in a national press advert to defend its long-running dispute with the airline. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are part of a long-running dispute about new trains that are about to be introduced. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Typical entry in the long-running whodunnit series. The Sun (2009)Another enjoyable mystery in the long-running series. The Sun (2009)His career was halted for a while by a long-running battle with heroin addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The police took no further action but it led to a long-running feud between the pair. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pair were said to be involved in a long-running feud over parking. The Sun (2012)Outstanding entry in the long-running series. The Sun (2009)He seems to enjoy long-running feuds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He told the local media that he had returned to help to unite the opposition and to end the long-running civil war in the south. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Royal Mail and the union have been attacked for not resolving the long-running dispute. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This long-running series specialises in epic battlefield action where hundreds of combatants roam through ancient China. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The long-running sci-fi series gets a reboot in this prequel. The Sun (2010)Britain's top court sides with the banks in the long-running battle over excessive charges. The Sun (2009)In return, no new sanctions would be imposed for the same period and formal negotiations to end the long-running dispute could begin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The long-running battle between the TV picture providers is almost over. The Sun (2008)THERE is something about the world of money broking that encourages long-running feuds and multimillion-pound legal actions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'long-running'
Used Rarely. long-running is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'long-running'
British English: long-running ADJECTIVE
Something that is long-running has been in existence, or has been performed, for a long time.
...a long-running trade dispute.
Definition of long-running from the Collins English Dictionary
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