long-standing

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EtymologyEdit

long + standing

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AdjectiveEdit

long-standing ‎(not comparable)

  1. Having existed for a long time.
  2. Having been done for so long so as to become convention.
    Long-standing custom calls for referring to the town chairman as mayor, even though we don't have a mayor.

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