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Having existed or continued for a long time.‘a long-standing tradition’
well established, long-established, established, fixedView synonyms
- ‘It helps to remind us of the long-standing peace between England and France and reminds us to continue that peace.’
- ‘Mr Beaton's family have also been long-standing members of Yorkshire's farming community.’
- ‘The detector was designed to work on the long-standing solar neutrino problem.’
- ‘I say no to all invitations to travel, but honour long-standing promises to appear in London and Aberdeen.’
- ‘You infuse energy and romance in long-standing relationships and rejuvenate them.’
- ‘Delia Smith has been a long-standing customer, and features the firm's eggs on the front of one of her cookery books.’
- ‘However, quarrying is a long-standing industry, one which was there centuries before tourism.’
- ‘They fear the change will be too stressful and that long-standing relationships with staff will be shattered.’
- ‘It captures the essence of a short drink, and develops the brand without betraying its long-standing values.’
- ‘The commercialisation of Christmas is a long-standing theme of writers like myself.’
- ‘The firm has a long-standing relationship with Morrisons dating back more than 30 years.’
- ‘Unlike trick or treat, Mischief Night is a long-standing British tradition.’
- ‘The incident was believed to have arisen out of a long-standing territorial dispute between two companies.’
- ‘Milk prices are the most long-standing problem and he particularly wanted support from the dairy industry.’
- ‘Quite why the Spanish are identified with long-standing unofficial working practices escapes me.’
- ‘If McCall has to go, then it will break a long-standing tradition in football.’
- ‘It seems the long-standing fashion for north European looks is now fully and officially dead.’
- ‘She saw a lot of herself in my wife, who, in turn, never forgot the long-standing kindness that had been shown to her family.’
- ‘It is also a sport that has a long-standing connection with Scotland.’
- ‘We have a long-standing and vitally important relationship with the United States.’
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