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lifelong

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈlaɪf.lɒŋ/ us    /-lɑːŋ/
C2 lasting for the whole of a person's life: She was a lifelong member of the Labour party. a lifelong habit
Translations of “lifelong”
in Chinese (Traditional) 終生的,終身的, 一輩子的…
in Russian пожизненный, на всю жизнь…
in Turkish ömür boyu süren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 终生的,终身的, 一辈子的…
in Polish na całe życie, życiowy…
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