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longer

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
            • You no longer need to underfire your products or guess at their high temperature behavior simply because of lag in furnace technology.
            • But last month, an engineer from the commission told a panel reviewing the relicensing application that the barrier had rusted so badly that it no longer met the national engineering code.
            • Time had taken its toll on the old bridge, and it was no longer sound.
          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. en longeron
                5. fr longerai
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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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