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English definition of “long-awaited”

long-awaited

adjective    
having been expected for a long time : a long-awaited bid / deal / sale a long-awaited agreement / announcement / report Shares in smaller companies have begun their long-awaited recovery .
(Definition of long-awaited adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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