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longevity

noun [U] uk   /lɒnˈdʒev.ə.ti/ us    /lɑːnˈdʒev.ə.t̬i/ formal
C2 living for a long time: To what do you attribute your longevity? remaining popular or useful for a long time: For longevity in car design, you really need to keep it simple.
Translations of “longevity”
in Spanish longevidad…
in French longévité…
in German die Langlebigkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長壽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长寿…
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