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life·long

 (līf′lông′, -lŏng′)
adj.
Continuing for a lifetime.

lifelong

(ˈlaɪfˌlɒŋ)
adj
lasting for or as if for a lifetime

life•long

(ˈlaɪfˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ)

adj.
lasting or continuing through all or much of one's life: lifelong regret.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lifelong - continuing through life; "a lifelong friend"; "from lifelong habit"; "his lifelong study of Greek art"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"

lifelong

adjective long-lasting, enduring, lasting, permanent, constant, lifetime, for life, persistent, long-standing, perennial, deep-rooted, for all your life her lifelong friendship with the woman
Translations
مَدى الحَياه
celoživotní
livslang
életre szóló
ævilangur
celoživotný
ömür boyu süren

lifelong

[ˈlaɪflɒŋ] ADJde toda la vida

lifelong

[ˈlaɪflɒŋ] adj [friendship, friend] → de toujours; [ambition, dream] → de toute une vie
She had a lifelong passion for aeroplanes → Elle s'était de tout temps passionnée pour les avions.
He had a lifelong interest in mountains → Il s'était de tout temps intéressé à la montagne. lifelong learninglifelong learning néducation f permanentelife member nmembre m à vielife peer n (British)pair m à vielife preserver n (US) (= life jacket) → gilet m de sauvetage

lifelong

[ˈlaɪfˌlɒŋ] adj (ambition) → di tutta la mia or sua vita; (friend) → di sempre

life

(laif) plural lives (laivz) noun
1. the quality belonging to plants and animals which distinguishes them from rocks, minerals etc and things which are dead. Doctors are fighting to save the child's life.
2. the period between birth and death. He had a long and happy life.
3. liveliness. She was full of life and energy.
4. a manner of living. She lived a life of ease and idleness.
5. the period during which any particular state exists. He had many different jobs during his working life.
6. living things. It is now believed that there may be life on Mars; animal life.
7. the story of a life. He has written a life of Churchill.
8. life imprisonment. He was given life for murder.
ˈlifeless adjective
1. dead. a lifeless body.
2. not lively; uninteresting. The actress gave a lifeless performance.
ˈlifelike adjective
like a living person, animal etc. The statue was very lifelike; a lifelike portrait.
life-and-ˈdeath adjective
serious and deciding between life and death. a life-and-death struggle.
ˈlifebelt noun
a ring or belt filled with air or made of a material which floats, for keeping a person afloat.
ˈlifeboat noun
a boat for saving shipwrecked people.
ˈlifebuoy noun
a buoy intended to support a person in the water till he can be rescued.
ˈlife-cycle noun
the various stages through which a living thing passes. the life-cycle of the snail.
life expectancy
the (average) length of time a person can expect to live.
ˈlifeguard noun
a person employed to protect and rescue swimmers at a swimming-pool, beach etc.
ˈlife-jacket noun
a sleeveless jacket filled with material that will float, for keeping a person afloat.
ˈlifeline noun
a rope for support in dangerous operations or thrown to rescue a drowning person.
ˈlifelong adjective
lasting the whole length of a life. a lifelong friendship.
ˈlife-saving noun
the act or skill of rescuing people from drowning. The boy is being taught life-saving.
ˈlife-size(d) adjective, adverb
(of a copy, drawing etc) as large as the original. a life-sized statue.
ˈlifetime noun
the period of a person's life. He saw many changes in his lifetime.
as large as life
in person; actually. I went to the party and there was John as large as life.
bring to life
to make lively or interesting. His lectures really brought the subject to life.
come to life
to become lively or interesting. The play did not come to life until the last act.
for life
until death. They became friends for life.
the life and soul of the party
a person who is very active, enthusiastic, amusing etc at a party.
not for the life of me
not even if it was necessary in order to save my life. I couldn't for the life of me remember his name!
not on your life!
certainly not!. `Will you get married?' `Not on your life!'
take life
to kill. It is a sin to take life.
take one's life
to kill oneself.
take one's life in one's hands
to take the risk of being killed.
to the life
exactly (like). When he put on that uniform, he was Napoleon to the life.

lifelong

adj de por vida
References in classic literature ?
I tell you it is a lifelong wrong, and a lifelong loss; but thank heaven, they don't do it now.
She opened her treasure-drawer: there lay the ear-rings and the locket--the signs of all her short happiness--the signs of the lifelong dreariness that was to follow it.
But he kept his affection for certain poets of the graver, not to say gloomier sort, and he must have suffered his children to read them, pending that great question of their souls' salvation which was a lifelong trouble to him.
There was a certain rude, though chivalrous grandeur in the act; and it marked not only the beginning of a lifelong devotion and loyalty on the part of Shandy toward his young master, but was prophetic of the attitude which Norman of Torn was to inspire in all the men who served him during the long years that saw thousands pass the barbicans of Torn to crave a position beneath his grim banner.
But of how Spenser fared at college we know nothing, except that he was often ill and that he made two lifelong friends.
The lifelong dreams that I never had dared hope to see fulfilled were at last a reality--but under what forlorn circumstances!
You see, broken legs aren't like--like lifelong invalids, so his won't last forever as Mrs.
His visitor, an ex-Cabinet Minister, a pronounced Radical and a lifelong friend of Brott's, shrugged his shoulders.
He had a strong belief, which was a lifelong habit, and required no definite evidence to rest on, that his father could spend a great deal of money if he chose; and since his education at Mr.
The time, the place, the circumstances under which we now stood face to face in the evening stillness of that dreary valley--the lifelong interests which might hang suspended on the next chance words that passed between us--the sense that, for aught I knew to the contrary, the whole future of Laura Fairlie's life might be determined, for good or for evil, by my winning or losing the confidence of the forlorn creature who stood trembling by her mother's grave--all threatened to shake the steadiness and the self-control on which every inch of the progress I might yet make now depended.
In both sexes, occasionally, this lifelong croak, accompanying each word of joy or sorrow, is one of the symptoms of a settled melancholy; and wherever it occurs, the whole history of misfortune is conveyed in its slightest accent.
the people's victim and lifelong bond-slave, as they fancied her, might say to them.