longtime
adjective Date: 1584 having been so for a long time ; long-standing <
a longtime friend
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a longtime friendship
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • longtime — [lôŋ′tīm΄] adj. over a long period of time …   English World dictionary

  • longtime — /lawng tuym , long /, adj. existing, occurring, or continuing for a long period of time; longstanding: longtime friends celebrating 50 years of association. [1575 85; LONG1 + TIME] * * * …   Universalium

  • longtime — adjective Having endured for a long period of time. My longtime friend, since birth actually, called and gently broke the bad news to me. Syn: long standing, long term Ant: new, short term …   Wiktionary

  • longtime — adj. existing for a long period of time (e.g., She is longtime friend ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • longtime — long•time [[t]ˈlɔŋˌtaɪm, ˈlɒŋ [/t]] adj. cvb existing or continuing as such for a long period of time; longstanding: longtime friends[/ex] • Etymology: 1575–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • longtime — adjective of long duration a longtime friend • Similar to: ↑old …   Useful english dictionary

  • longtime — /ˈlɒŋtaɪm/ (say longtuym) adverb Aboriginal English 1. for a while. 2. a long time ago …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Longtime Homebuyer Tax Credit — The Longtime Homebuyer Tax Credit was a federal income tax credit available to homebuyers who had owned and lived in the same principal residence for five of the last eight years before the purchase of their next home. In order to qualify for the …   Investment dictionary

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