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English definition of “timeless”


adjective (NOT LIMITED)    /ˈtaɪm.ləs/
having a value that is not limited to a particular period but will last for ever : a timeless book / play / film / classic timeless values / questions Rothko's paintings have a timeless quality .Lasting for a long time timelessly     /-li/ adverb Lasting for a long time timelessness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Lasting for a long time
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