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long-standingadjective

uk   /ˌlɒŋˈstæn.dɪŋ/  us   /ˌlɑːŋ-/
having existed for a long time: a long-standing agreement
Translations of “long-standing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 由來已久的,長期存在的…
in Russian долголетний, давнишний…
in Turkish uzun süre ayakta kalan, eskiden beri süregelen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 由来已久的,长期存在的…
in Polish długotrwały…
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