Definition of year-long in English:

year-long

adjective

  • Lasting for or throughout a year.

    ‘his year-long battle with lung cancer’
    • ‘The year-long research has been funded through the Arts Council's New Audiences fund.’
    • ‘A spectacular sculptural firework display will light the evening sky to mark the start of year-long celebrations.’
    • ‘A man who is being treated for leukaemia is planning to run two marathons as part of a year-long push to raise cash for a cancer charity.’
    • ‘They had waged an almost year-long battle, supported by the Epsom Comet, to keep it open.’
    • ‘She talks about her father's arrest and year-long imprisonment before the family came to Canada.’
    • ‘A year-long series of events are planned in 2007 to mark 100 years of the Scouts.’
    • ‘An inshore lifeboat will be temporarily stationed at the museum throughout the year-long construction period.’
    • ‘Planet York is a year-long initiative aimed at making York one of the leading cities for energy efficiency in the UK.’
    • ‘A year-long battle to save it ended in defeat earlier this year.’
    • ‘A year-long secretarial course was followed by six years of night school and a first degree at Southampton university.’
    • ‘Two million visitors are expected to visit Salzburg this year to join in the year-long celebrations.’
    • ‘After a year-long courtship, a diamond and sapphire ring from India sealed the deal.’
    • ‘Russell has previously helped to open a similar project in the basement of a church in Loughborough during a year-long project.’
    • ‘The mother of a two-year-old girl has died of cancer after a brave, year-long battle against the disease.’
    • ‘Despite a year-long investigation, the identity of 12 of the 32 terrorists is still not known.’
    • ‘Her mother died at the hospice in March after a brave year-long battle against cancer.’
    • ‘A sub-postmistress has won a year-long battle to be paid the minimum wage by the Post Office in a decision set to cost millions.’
    • ‘During a year-long trial period 350 tons of glass were deposited in Bolton Council's five bottle banks.’
    • ‘Celebrities are launching a year-long campaign today to put pressure on governments to eradicate world poverty.’
    • ‘MAN of the match Kelvin Lockwood made a dramatic comeback to football after a year-long struggle with arthritis.’

Pronunciation:

year-long

/ˈjɪəlɒŋ/