Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of long duration or existence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective prenominal existing since a time in the distant past.

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  • adjective Describing something that has existed for a long time.
  • adjective Describing something that has been done for so long that it has become convention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having existed for a long time

Etymologies

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long + standing

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