at long last

adverb
as the end result of a succession or process
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ultimately he had to give in

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at long last the winter was over

Syn: ↑ultimately, ↑finally, ↑in the end, ↑at last
Derived from adjective: ↑final (for: ↑finally), ↑ultimate (for: ↑ultimately)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • at long last — ► at last (or at long last) in the end; after much delay. Main Entry: ↑last …   English terms dictionary

  • at long last — at (long) last after much delay. The line of traffic began to move at last. Related vocabulary: it s about time, it is high time …   New idioms dictionary

  • at (long) last — idi at (long) last, after considerable delay; finally …   From formal English to slang

  • at long last — See: AT LAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at long last — See: AT LAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at long last — phrasal see at last …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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