long-time

longtime

[lawng-tahym, long-]
adjective
existing, occurring, or continuing for a long period of time; longstanding: longtime friends celebrating 50 years of association.

Origin:
1575–85; long1 + time

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longtime (ˈlɒŋˌtaɪm)
 
adj
of long standing

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longtime
also long-time, 1580s, from long (adj.) + time.
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