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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • conj. During the time that; while: We will stay so long as you need us.
  • conj. Inasmuch as; since: So long as you're driving into town, why not give me a ride?
  • conj. Provided that: I will give you the book so long as you return it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Depending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; as long as.

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