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  • adj. having been awaited for a long time


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  • Jacobson was referring to the long-awaited perimeter security deal, billed as an effort to boost cross-border trade and reduce congestion, without compromising security.

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  • Mr. Jacobson was referring to the long-awaited perimeter security deal, billed as an effort to boost cross-border trade and reduce congestion without compromising security.

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  • Calling the long-awaited regulation a "landmark safety achievement" that resolves pilot-fatigue issues that have been festering since the 1970s, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Wednesday said the changes were based on the latest scientific sleep research.

    FAA Mandates Longer Rest Periods for Pilots

  • Like Tugwell and many future New Dealers, Johnson saw the Great War not as the worthless horror that most Americans considered it to be but as a long-awaited opportunity to militarize all of society.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • A long-awaited white paper on public services, now delayed until May, is expected to set out more details of how the government intends to support the mutual model.

    Mutuals set to take over public services

  • But, the truth is... this long-awaited outdoor Woodstock Music & Art Fair show sounded just plain awful to me, even without my parents dictate.

    Binky Philips: I Didn't Go To Woodstock, But I Lived There

  • It's been a little more than five months since the couple announced their long-awaited engagement — 22 weeks and three days for the PR-canny couple and the palace news operation to dribble out day by day the myriad details of a ceremonial state wedding.

    William and Kate plan modern wedding

  • Franklin, who canceled several performances last year because of illness, has set her first concert since surgery on May 28 at the Seneca Niagara Casino in Buffalo, N.Y., and is set to release her long-awaited album, "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love," the first week of May.

    Recovering Aretha Franklin Gives Up Pigs' Feet For Diet

  • Cueto's long-awaited try against Italy – "I would never say it didn't bother me scoring tries and it did get slightly frustrating" – has merely sharpened his appetite.

    Six Nations 2011: Mark Cueto says England are now oozing confidence

  • This series was very much about spiritualism as the Bajorans worship the aliens living in a stable wormhole within their system, calling the aliens Prophets and believing Sisko himself to be the long-awaited Emissary to those Prophets.

    Favorite Star Trek Episodes – Part 2


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