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  • noun Plural form of stayer.

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Examples

  • A state-sponsored land grab of expatriates 'properties, the influx of Russian and Indian property developers, and even a threat to ban the wearing of bikinis has convinced many long-term stayers that the time to leave has come.

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  • A state-sponsored land grab of expatriates 'properties, the influx of Russian and Indian property developers, and even a threat to ban the wearing of bikinis has convinced many long-term stayers that the time to leave has come.

    The Guardian World News

  • Most of the long-term stayers in the Territory, of course, are Aborigines.

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  • Who in their right minds would lock the only toilet block on the site, and only let the long-term stayers have a key?

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  • If the departed execs are even 5\% better than the "stayers" -- then Joe Taxpayer loses

    Blue Mass. Group - Front Page

  • Going the other way, races longer than 2,400 meters are for horses known as stayers, because they can stay the distance.

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  • Such men, as every woman learns in time, are not good "stayers," but they make the time go by very quickly -- sometimes.

    Studies in love and in terror

  • The settlers, who located their farms near the trading post about which the Indians still collected, were called the "go-ers," while the "stayers" were those who remained in Roxbury, and retained half of the new grant; but it should be added that they paid the go-ers a sum of money to facilitate the settlement.

    The Frontier in American History

  • Unless the "stayers" are willing to treat TEO as a true mission field and comport themselves as if they are evangelizing the lost, they will get nowhere.

    Stand Firm

  • She is right on the mark that the "stayers" have been left behind without an organization to support them (although one commenter above has defended the "

    Stand Firm

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