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at last

finally; after a long wait. The train has come at last. At last, we have gotten something to eat.
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at (long) last

after a long wait; finally. At last the hostages were released. Sally earned her diploma at long last after six years in college.
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at (long) last

after much delay The line of traffic began to move at last.
Related vocabulary: (it's) about time
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at last

Also, at long last. After a long time, finally, as in At last the speeches ended and dinner was served, or Harry's got his degree at long last. The first term dates from about 1200, the variant from the early 1500s. Also see at length, def. 2.
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at last

After a considerable length of time; finally.
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