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longer meaning

EN[ˈlɒŋ.ɡə] [ˈlɑŋ.ɡɚ] [ˈlɔŋ.ɡɚ]
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  • "Longer" is a song written and recorded by the American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg and released in 1979 by Full Moon Records and Epic Records. The song can be found on Fogelberg's 1979 album Phoenix.
  • Fogelberg, who had released more rock oriented songs throughout the 1970s, jokingly described "Longer" in the liner notes to one of his retrospective albums as "the song that put me on the elevators.
  • Lyrically, the song compares various events ("Longer than there've been stars up in the heavens") with his emotional attachment to the one he loves ("I've been in love with you").
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    Definition of longer in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlongersSUF-er
    1. One who longs or yearns for something.
    2. Adjective
      1. comparative form of long: more long.
      2. Adverb
        1. comparative form of long: more long.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • It says that export controls on specific items or technologies should last no longer than 1 year unless the government can recertify them.
            • This treaty, for all intents and purposes, is no longer viable.
            • That will mean that high street banks will no longer be as profitable, and it would pave the way for remutualisation of a large chunk of the banking sector.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • At one time, I could walk ten miles in a day, but I can't any longer.
            • Inevitably those bodies age and uglify under her influence, but if they are outstandingly beautiful at the outset, that process takes longer.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adjective forms
              • Adjective comparative forms
            • Adverbs
              • Adverb forms
                • Adverb comparative forms
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -er
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
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                1. fr longer
                2. fr longera
                3. en longers
                4. fr longerai
                5. en longeron
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                Grammatically, this word "longer" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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