three-decade-long love

three-decade-long

Definitions

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

  • n. An inherited disorder caused by a defective gene on the X-chromosome and causing mental retardation, enlarged testes, and facial abnormalities in males and mild or no effects in heterozygous females. It is the most common inherited cause of mental retardation.

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Examples

  • As the nation's most vocal and well-known activist, the 32-year-old mother of three is helping to shatter perceptions of women in this conservative society, while emboldening a new generation of Yemenis to demand an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh's three-decade-long grip on this country.

    In Yemen, female activist strives for an Egypt-like revolution

  • And we find that the organization over its three-decade-long evolution in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region has functioned as a strategic enabler of regional, local, and global forms of militancy, says Rassler.

    New Study Asserts Taliban Faction Closely Linked to al-Qaida

  • The wage-price spiral peaked in the early 1980s as Consumer Price Index inflation began its three-decade-long downtrend.

    Gary Shilling's Seven Faces Of Deflation

  • U.S. consumers embarked on a three-decade-long borrowing-and-spending binge that drove their saving rate from 12% to 1%, their borrowing rate from 65% to 135% of after-tax disposable income, and consumption spending from 62% of GDP to 71%.

    Gary Shilling's Seven Faces Of Deflation

  • The Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to land at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday, bringing the three-decade-long NASA program to a close and leaving the United States with no vehicle to carry astronauts into space for several years.

    East Texas Remembers Columbia Tragedy as Final Shuttle Landing Approaches

  • Managing the top job, in many ways, is a continuation of her three-decade-long career with a family business she joined shortly after an overseas education straddling two continents, first going to high school in Switzerland and then attending a design school in San Francisco.

    Nan Fung Group's New Boss

  • Many observers believe that with interest rates currently near zero, a three-decade-long bull market for bonds is coming to an end.

    Bond Investing May Soon Have a New Math

  • Since at least 2009, pundits and professional investors have been predicting that the three-decade-long bull market in bonds was about to end.

    Own Government Bonds? Here's Why You Should Be Worried

  • The question is which retailer will win the latest round in their three-decade-long battle for customers, as consumers resume spending on projects once again.

    Lowe's Profit Jumps but Home Depot Ups Its Game

  • This is the culmination of a three-decade-long effort by the wealthy Wall Street investment banker.

    Dean Baker: Hugh Jidette Goes to Washington

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