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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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which would remain the nation's largest long-distance company.
At present there is only one formal challenge to what is considered Bell Canada's monopoly of long-distance service.
The long-distance means of communication valid for casting a long-distance vote are as follows:
Then, call your original long-distance service and explain that you've been slammed, and tell them that you want to switch back and be re-enrolled in any special calling plan available, providing the rates are equal or lower than what you paid before.
Alestra's business strategy is to focus increasingly on the DILS segments to offset a reduction in the long-distance business.
GTE, a unique hybrid of local- and long-distance services, doesn't face the same restrictions that shackle the nation's five regional Baby Bells, which are barred from getting into the long-distance business until they open their local-phone markets to rivals.
By implementing AMD Sempron processor-based Lenovo Qitian M 6200 systems in the Hebei long-distance education project, Lenovo demonstrates its commitment to China's education.
The local phone companies collect about $23 billion a year in access fees - mostly charged to long-distance companies for beginning and ending calls.
Despite the fact that they live more than one hour away from a care recipient, nearly a quarter (23%) of the nation's long-distance caregivers are the primary source of assistance for an elderly friend or relative.
Long-distance customers have been exercising their freedom of choice for years - residential customers changed their long-distance companies 50 million times in 1992.
He and his partner complained loudly and bitterly to his local phone company, NYNEX, and to AT&T, his long-distance carrier.