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long-suffering

adjective uk   /ˌlɒŋˈsʌf.ər.ɪŋ/  us   /ˌlɑːŋˈsʌf.ɚ-/
A long-suffering person is patient despite being annoyed or insulted regularly over a period of time: Bill and his long-suffering wife
Translations of “long-suffering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 長期忍受的…
in Russian многострадальный…
in Turkish tahammüllü, sabırlı, cefakâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长期忍受的…
in Polish anielsko cierpliwy…
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