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Meaning of “lifelong” in the English Dictionary

"lifelong" in British English

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lifelongadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈlaɪf.lɒŋ/  us   /-lɑːŋ/
C2 lasting for the ​whole of a person's ​life: She was a lifelong ​member of the ​Labourparty. a lifelong ​habit
(Definition of lifelong from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lifelong" in American English

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lifelongadjective [not gradable]

(also life-long)  us   /ˈlɑɪfˌlɔŋ/
lasting for the ​whole of a person’s ​life: He’s had a lifelong ​interest in ​science.
(Definition of lifelong from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lifelong”
in Chinese (Simplified) 终生的,终身的, 一辈子的…
in Turkish ömür boyu süren…
in Russian пожизненный, на всю жизнь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終生的,終身的, 一輩子的…
in Polish na całe życie, życiowy…
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