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lifetime

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈlaɪf.taɪm/
B2 the period of time during which someone lives or something exists: We'll see a tremendous lot of technological changes during/in our lifetime. Winners of the competition will receive the holiday of a lifetime (= the best holiday they will ever have). I've only been working here two days, but it seems like a lifetime. A watch of this quality should last a lifetime. Enter our competition and this once-in-a-lifetime experience could be yours! Marriage is no longer always seen as a lifetime commitment. You could win a lifetime's supply of toothpaste.
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in Korean 수명…
in Arabic مَدى الحَياة…
in Portuguese existência, vida…
in Catalan vida…
in Japanese 一生…
in Italian durata della vita, vita…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有生之年,終生,一輩子…
in Russian целая жизнь…
in Turkish ömür, hayat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有生之年,终生,一辈子…
in Polish życie…
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