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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONGSTANDING

Lambert never had taken part in that longstanding competition.

At the age of seventy-three he succumbed to a longstanding asthma.

The longstanding grievances of the Company were thus, on paper, redressed.

A longstanding issue that divided us from our neighbors has been resolved.

Not only longstanding but impromptu engagements preclude this sacrifice.

David Hulse, junior author, is a native of Decatur, and his interest in archaeology is as longstanding as Cambron's.

An infusion of fresh blood is sometimes the best remedy for longstanding disease and weakness, especially in social organizations.

Fatia Negra is a guest of longstanding at the hut in the ice valley, and never goes thither empty handed.

That conviction has longstanding sanctity among Americans and many who hold it are moral and upstanding folk.

A longstanding quarrel with Macready resulted in the tragedian assaulting the manager.

WORD ORIGIN

also long-standing, c.1600 (n.), 1814 (adj.), from long (adj.) + standing.

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