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long

(Delayed), adjective continued, day after day, dilatory, dragged out, drawn out, endless, enduring, eternal, forever and a day, hour after hour, interminable, long drawn-out, marathon, overlong, perpetual, protracted, sustained delay, unending delay, without end
Foreign phrases: Longa possession jus parit.Long possessions begets what is right.

long

(Lengthy), adjective boundless, broad, day after day, deep, distant, elongate, elongated, enduring, eternal, expanded, expansive, extended, extensive, faraway, far-off, far-reaching, far-seeing, forever and a day, great, hour after hour, interminable, large, lengthened, limitless, lofty, outstretched, perpetual, remote, spread out, stretched out, stretching, sustained, unending, widespread, without end
Associated concepts: long arm of the law, long term
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
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4252(b)(1), and that the excise tax applied to long-distance telephone services even when the charges were not based on both the distance and duration of the call.
Besides Sprint's extensive national and international long-distance network, the company has a collection of local telephone operations around the nation, a national wireless network and one of the major Internet ``backbone'' networks through which other companies provide Internet access to consumers.
Last year, Wholesale Services launched its first new product in years--a prepaid long-distance card.
Examples of local long-distance calls include Appleton to Oshkosh or Berlin, Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay, from Milwaukee to Kenosha, or Sheboygan to Fond Du Lac.
Alger notes that while the North American telecommunications giant is attempting to capture a portion of the long-distance market, it is not going to be in direct competition with Bell Canada.
The Board of Directors of Endesa has decided, in accordance with the provisions of article 30 bis of the Corporate Bylaws and article 20 bis of the General Meeting Regulations, that at this Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting, the following rules on the subject of long-distance voting and granting of proxy shall apply as from the date of publication of the pertinent meeting notice:
The FCC already has expressed its opposition to marriages between long-distance companies and big regional phone carriers.
Currently, Telmex controls over 90% of the local exchange sector, 70% of the long-distance sector, and has a substantial share of the data sector.
The long-distance carriers have said they will pass on their savings to residential customers, especially ``basic'' subscribers who do not have discount plans for long-distance calls.
Florida consumers can place a long-distance call from home using AT&T within the trial calling zone by first dialing 10-ATT (10288), then "1" plus the area code and the seven-digit phone number.
AMD is very pleased to contribute to China's education development, together with Lenovo and Dawning, by supporting long-distance education in Hebei's rural area.
With more than 700 long-distance providers aggressively competing for each customer, the price on the long-distance calls has fallen dramatically.