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time-tested

[tahym-tes-tid] /ˈtaɪmˌtɛs tɪd/
adjective
1.
having proved valid, workable, or useful over a long span of time:
a time-tested theory.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • Read our feature to get their time-tested tips from our panel discussion.
  • It denotes a technical object that is immediately at hand, yet too complicated to summarize with some better, time-tested noun.
  • One time-tested but expensive way to produce drinking water is desalination: removing dissolved salts from sea and brackish water.
  • There are many time-tested universal health care systems to choose from.
  • Being part of a time-tested religious organization is not license to let other people tell you what to believe.
  • It is way over-the-top to say that using a standard, time-tested bank methodology should result in sending everyone to jail.
  • There is a time-tested solution to trading your way out of recession and into growth.
  • Content providers have instead relied on two other time-tested strategies.
  • Rather, the time-tested method is to advance an hypothesis to explain a phenomenon.
  • Anyone who doesn't want to drug themselves can use the old time-tested methods of maintaining concentration.

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