time-tested Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “time-tested” - English Dictionary

"time-tested" in British English

See all translations

time-testedadjective

uk   /ˈtaɪmˌtes.tɪd/  us   /ˈtaɪmˌtes.tɪd/ mainly US
Something, for ​example a ​method, that is time-tested has been used for a ​longperiod and has been ​proved to ​work well: The ​school uses ​old, time-tested ​techniques for ​teachingchildren to ​read.
(Definition of time-tested from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"time-tested" in Business English

See all translations

time-testedadjective

uk   us  
a time-tested ​method or ​process has existed for a ​longtime and is believed to ​work well: a time-tested ​strategy/​technique/​formula
(Definition of time-tested from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “time-tested”
in Chinese (Simplified) 经过时间检验的, 历经考验的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經過時間檢驗的, 歷經考驗的…
What is the pronunciation of time-tested?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More