long awaited


long awaited
desired, craved, strongly yearned for

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • long-awaited — UK [ˌlɒŋ əˈweɪtɪd] US [ˌlɔŋ əˈweɪtəd] adjective a long awaited event has been expected for a long time The long awaited decision on funding is due today. Thesaurus: absent, lost and unavailablesynonym * * * ˌlong aˈwaited [long awaited] …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-awaited — UK US 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • long-awaited — long a waited long awaited adj [only before noun] a long awaited event, moment etc is one that you have been waiting a long time for ▪ the long awaited news of his release from prison …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • long-awaited — long a|wait|ed [ ,lɔŋ ə weıtəd ] adjective a long awaited event has been expected for a long time: The long awaited decision on funding is due today …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • long-awaited — ADJ: ADJ n A long awaited event or thing is one that someone has been waiting for for a long time. ...the long awaited signing of a peace agreement. ...his long awaited autobiography …   English dictionary

  • long-awaited — adjective (only before noun) a long awaited event, moment etc is one that you have been expecting for a long time: We finally got our long awaited pay rise …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • long-awaited — UK [ˌlɒŋ əˈweɪtɪd] / US [ˌlɔŋ əˈweɪtəd] adjective a long awaited event has been expected for a long time The long awaited decision on funding is due today …   English dictionary

  • long-awaited — [ˌlɒŋ əˈweɪtɪd] adj a long awaited event has been expected for a long time …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • long-awaited — adj. Long awaited is used with these nouns: ↑comeback, ↑return, ↑sequel, ↑shake up, ↑showdown …   Collocations dictionary

  • long-awaited — adjective having been awaited for a long time …   Wiktionary

  • long-awaited — /ˈlɒŋ əweɪtəd/ (say long uhwaytuhd) adjective waited for eagerly over a long period …   Australian English dictionary


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