Longevity



[lon-jev-i-tee, lawn-] /lɒnˈdʒɛv ɪ ti, lɔn-/

noun
1.
a long individual life; great duration of individual life:
Our family is known for its longevity.
2.
the length or duration of life:
research in human longevity.
3.
length of service, tenure, etc.; seniority:
promotions based on longevity.
/lɒnˈdʒɛvɪtɪ/
noun
1.
long life
2.
relatively long duration of employment, service, etc
n.

1610s, from Late Latin longaevitatem (nominative longaevitas) “great age, long life,” from Latin longaevus “long-lived,” from longus (see long (adj.)) + aevum “lifetime, age” (see eon).

longevity lon·gev·i·ty (lŏn-jěv’ĭ-tē)
n.
Duration of an individual life beyond the norm for the species.

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