long-standing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “long-standing” in the English Dictionary

"long-standing" in British English

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long-standingadjective

uk   /ˌlɒŋˈstæn.dɪŋ/  us   /ˌlɑːŋ-/
having ​existed for a ​longtime: a long-standing ​agreement
(Definition of long-standing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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long-standingadjective

 us   /ˈlɔŋˈstæn·dɪŋ/
having ​existed for a ​longtime: It’s been ​our long-standing ​policy not to ​allowpets at the ​hotel.
(Definition of long-standing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “long-standing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 由来已久的,长期存在的…
in Turkish uzun süre ayakta kalan, eskiden beri süregelen…
in Russian долголетний, давнишний…
in Chinese (Traditional) 由來已久的,長期存在的…
in Polish długotrwały…
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