lifetimenoun [ C usually singular ]uk /ˈlaɪf.taɪm/ us /ˈlaɪf.taɪm/
Winners of the competition will receive the holiday of a lifetime (= the best holiday they will ever have).
- She was given the award for a lifetime of public service.
- In the past, the majority of women were consigned to a lifetime of servitude and poverty.
- It's very difficult to shake the habit of a lifetime.
- We will not see a cure for cancer in my lifetime.
- He was worn out by a lifetime of hard work.
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