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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outlast.

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Examples

  • Methicillin-resistant staph was so resistant to methicillin, in particular, that the name outlasted the drug.

    SUPERBUG

  • But there can be no serious question that homosexuality, to the degree that it cannot be overcome or outlasted, is a reproductive dysfunction.

    Love Is Not a Dysfunction | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • No. 12 Marat Safin outlasted Andrew Ilie, who trailed 5-0 in the fifth set when he retired because of cramping.

    Agassi, Kournikova out in second round

  • They've got a number of guys that play hard, but in that fourth quarter you could see that our depth kind of outlasted them. ''

    USATODAY.com

  • The Packers outlasted the Steelers in a closely matched game at Cowboy Stadium in North Texas, near Dallas.

    Green Bay Packers Win NFL Super Bowl

  • We show MANY civilizations that outlasted this arbitrary two hundred years idiocy and your answer is he is the best and to call us names?

    Think Progress » Gov. Parnell concedes Palin’s spotlight-seeking has brought ‘some sour’ attention to Alaska.

  • But the fact that Mr. McCain, the Presidential candidate most closely associated with immigration tolerance, has outlasted Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee and other immigration hardliners, should be an indication that other issues are foremost in the minds of even GOP voters.

    Illinois Politics

  • The firm, which built a lavish headquarters in Ocala, Fla., outlasted much larger rivals to become the 12th largest mortgage lender when it collapsed in 2009, according to Inside Mortgage Finance.

    Rare Conviction Highlights Hurdles for Prosecutors

  • In the season's final duel, Andrea Boehlke outlasted Grant Mattos, Mike Chiesl and longtime Redemption Island inhabitant Matt Elrod and won her way back into the game just days after being voted out.

    Who Won Survivor: Redemption Island?

  • Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive, the energy management system first deployed in the Prius, has proven to be dead reliable, and the nickel-metal hydride battery packs have outlasted even the most optimistic estimates.

    The Fuel-Sipping Prius Gets a Bigger Brother

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