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LONGEVITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does longevity mean? 

LONGEVITY (noun)
  The noun LONGEVITY has 2 senses:

1. duration of service
2. the property of being long-lived

  Familiarity information: LONGEVITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LONGEVITY (noun)


Sense 1longevity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Duration of service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

length of service; longevity

Context examples:

her longevity as a star / had unusual longevity in the company

Hypernyms ("longevity" is a kind of...):

longness (duration as an extension)


Sense 2longevity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property of being long-lived

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

longevity; seniority

Hypernyms ("longevity" is a kind of...):

oldness (the opposite of youngness)


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