long-standing

adjective
long-stand·​ing | \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈstan-diŋ How to pronounce long-standing (audio) \

Definition of long-standing

: of long duration a long-standing dispute

First Known Use of long-standing

1655, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of long-standing was in 1655

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“Long-standing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-standing. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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long-standing

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of long-standing

: lasting or existing for a long time

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