long-standing[ lawng-stan-ding, long- ]SEE DEFINITION OF long-standing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONG-STANDING
His lameness, which was slight, was due to a long-standing infirmity of the hip.
She preferred to think that her feeling was of the long-standing and resistless kind.
The long-standing open question does not yet appear to have been answered.
A long-standing and bitter cause of strife has thus been removed.
This remark had reference to a long-standing dispute as to the propriety of oath-taking by a Freethinker under any circumstances.
A ripe scholar, Daphne, and a long-standing personal friend of my own.
It is written with the careless ease of long-standing intimacy.
I've known of two cases of long-standing erysipelas it has completely cured.
But there is a long-standing antagonism, which would make it odd in me to be the writer.
The result was that many farms of long-standing ownership had to be mortgaged.
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