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longstanding

[lawng-stan-ding, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈstæn dɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring for a long time:
a longstanding feud.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; long1 + standing
Synonyms
enduring, lasting, long-lasting.
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British Dictionary definitions for long-standing

long-standing

adjective
1.
existing or in effect for a long time
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Word Origin and History for long-standing

longstanding

also long-standing, c.1600 (n.), 1814 (adj.), from long (adj.) + standing.

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