time-honoured Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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time-honouredadjective [before noun]

UK (US time-honored) uk   /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: humorous The ​developersdealt with the ​problem in the time-honoured fashion/way, ​burying the ​industrialwaste in ​landfillsites.
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