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tried–and–true

adjective

: known to be good or effective : known to be reliable

Full Definition of TRIED-AND-TRUE

:  proved good, desirable, or feasible :  shown or known to be worthy <a tried–and–true sales technique>

First Known Use of TRIED-AND-TRUE

1792
TRIED AND TRUE Defined for Kids

tried–and–true

adjective

Definition of TRIED-AND-TRUE for Kids

:  found good or trustworthy through experience or testing <a tried-and-true remedy>

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