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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “time-honoured”

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time-honoured

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈtaɪmˌɒn.əd/ US  /-ˌɑː.nɚd/
A time-honoured tradition, practice or method is respected because it has been done or used in the same way for many years
(傳統、習俗、方法)古老而又受尊重的,歷史悠久的
humorous The developers dealt with the problem in the time-honoured fashion/way, burying the industrial waste in landfill sites.
開發商處理這個問題用的是老法子——把工業垃圾填埋起來。
Admirable and admired
(Definition of time-honoured from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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