Definitions

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  • adjective Proved effective over a long period of time.

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  • adjective Tested and proved to be reliable over a period of time.

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  • adjective tested and proved to be reliable

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Examples

  • Science fairs, those time-tested incubators of future American scientists and engineers and a national fixture for generations, are in trouble.

    Paula Golden: Keep Science Fairs Alive

  • Science fairs, those time-tested incubators of future American scientists and engineers and a national fixture for generations, are in trouble.

    Paula Golden: Keep Science Fairs Alive

  • The tribal solutions to North America's First Nation's tribal problems rest in tribal culture: in the form of a non-violent, time-tested and effective consultative approach to conflict resolution, rooted in honored ancient traditions of respect and hospitality that all our peoples share, but melded into the world of today with communication technologies that let it cross modern borders with ease.

    Dr. David Liepert: How To Really Help Yemen Stop Their Civil War

  • Science fairs, those time-tested incubators of future American scientists and engineers and a national fixture for generations, are in trouble.

    Paula Golden: Keep Science Fairs Alive

  • The tribal solutions to North America's First Nation's tribal problems rest in tribal culture: in the form of a non-violent, time-tested and effective consultative approach to conflict resolution, rooted in honored ancient traditions of respect and hospitality that all our peoples share, but melded into the world of today with communication technologies that let it cross modern borders with ease.

    Dr. David Liepert: How To Really Help Yemen Stop Their Civil War

  • Investors are abandoning the time-tested "stocks for the long run" optimism that dominated since the late 1980s.

    Pivot Point: Investors Lose Faith in Stocks

  • Here are some examples of the time-tested arguments we're hearing from Big Oil:

    William S. Becker: Big Oil's Political Ploy

  • A time-tested method to protect assets as people age is starting to blow up on baby boomers.

    Power Grab!

  • Here are some examples of the time-tested arguments we're hearing from Big Oil:

    William S. Becker: Big Oil's Political Ploy

  • Airstream's time-tested subsystems, such as the refrigerator, cooktop and generator, were working well.

    Roughing It in a Not-So-Luxurious Luxury RV

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