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"long-awaited" in British English

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long-awaitedadjective

uk   /ˌlɒŋ.əˈweɪt.ɪd/  us   /ˌlɑːŋ.əˈweɪt.ɪd/
having been ​expected for a ​longtime: Last ​week the ​commissionpublishedits long-awaited ​report on the ​problem of ​teenagepregnancies.
(Definition of long-awaited from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"long-awaited" in Business English

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long-awaitedadjective

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having been expected for a ​longtime: a long-awaited ​bid/​deal/​sale a long-awaited ​agreement/announcement/​report Shares in ​smallercompanies have begun their long-awaited ​recovery.
(Definition of long-awaited from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “long-awaited”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盼望已久的, 期待许久的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盼望已久的, 期待許久的…
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