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adjective as in existing for some time

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First, Palmer's girlfriend of long standing, Paula, drops by.

And so some long-standing policies have changed dramatically and in a hurry.

Republican fealty to the interests of the investor class has been long-standing.

Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty.

A mother in her forties wrote that she had long-standing problems which she was desperate not to transmit to her daughter.

The church has lately been much enlarged, and the long-standing rebuke no more exists.

The basophilic variety is less common, and is confined to long-standing severe myelogenous leukemia.

This letter indirectly points out two long-standing radical errors in engineering phraseology.

Even where there is a long standing friendship it is not well to visit uninvited.

If thus used two or three days in succession it will effectually loosen tartar, even of long standing.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to long-standing, such as: abiding, durable, enduring, established, fixed, and lasting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.