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marathon noun

1 long race

ADJ. half, full

VERB + MARATHON prepare for, train for | compete in, run, take part in | complete, finish | win

MARATHON + NOUN champion, runner | racing, running He says that he keeps fit by marathon running.

2 long activity

ADJ. 12-hour, 700-mile, etc. | car, cycling, etc.

MARATHON + NOUN journey, walk | effort | match, race a marathon five-set tennis match