long-standing

adjective
long-stand·ing | \ˈlȯŋ-ˈstan-diŋ \

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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long-standing

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of long-standing

: lasting or existing for a long time

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