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lon·gev·i·ty

 (lŏn-jĕv′ĭ-tē, lôn-)
n. pl. lon·gev·i·ties
1.
a. Long life; great duration of life: His longevity vexed his heirs.
b. Length or duration of life or viability: comparing the longevity of men and women; factors that affect the longevity of seeds.
2. Long duration or continuance, as in an occupation: had unusual longevity in the company; her longevity as a star.

[Late Latin longaevitās, from Latin longaevus, ancient : longus, long; see del- in Indo-European roots + aevum, age; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

lon·ge′vous (-jē′vəs) adj.

longevity

(lɒnˈdʒɛvɪtɪ)
n
1. long life
2. relatively long duration of employment, service, etc
[C17: from Late Latin longaevitās, from Latin longaevus long-lived, from longus long1 + aevum age]
longevous adj

lon•gev•i•ty

(lɒnˈdʒɛv ɪ ti, lɔn-)

n.
1. long life; great duration of individual life: a family known for longevity.
2. length of life: research in longevity.
3. length of service, tenure, etc.; seniority: promotions based on longevity.
[1605–15; < Late Latin longaevitās. See longevous, -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.longevity - duration of servicelongevity - duration of service; "her longevity as a star"; "had unusual longevity in the company"
longness - duration as an extension
2.longevity - the property of being long-lived
oldness - the opposite of youngness
Translations
طول العُمْر
dlouhověkost
lang levetid
hosszú élet
langlífi
ilgaamžiškumas
ilgmūžība
dĺžka života
uzun ömürlü

longevity

[lɒnˈdʒevɪtɪ] Nlongevidad f

longevity

[lɒnˈdʒɛvɪti] n [person] → longévité f; [event, situation] → longue durée flong-grain rice nriz m longlong-haired [ˌlɒŋˈhɛərd] adj
[person] → aux cheveux longs
[animal] → aux longs poils

longevity

longevity

[lɒŋˈdʒɛvɪtɪ] nlongevità

longevity

(lonˈdʒevəti) noun
great length of life.

lon·gev·i·ty

[MIM*152430]
n. longevidad, ancianidad, duración larga de la vida.

longevity

n longevidad f
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Armand Leroi, an evolutionary geneticist at Imperial College, comments that Gems ``dissects out in great detail for the first time in any animal the difference in longevities between males and females.