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time-tested

[tahym-tes-tid] /ˈtaɪmˌtɛs tɪd/
adjective
1.
having proved valid, workable, or useful over a long span of time:
a time-tested theory.
Origin of time-tested
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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