existing or occurring for a long time: a longstanding feud.
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How to use longstanding in a sentence
On Wednesday, however, the NBA decreed that “all teams will play the national anthem in keeping with longstanding league policy.”Mavericks’ Mark Cuban isn’t the first to try to stop playing the national anthem | Matt Bonesteel | February 10, 2021 | Washington Post
Google announced that, beginning on April 6, it will start enforcing its longstanding policy of requiring merchants to show the price of an item from their Google Merchant feed on their e-commerce page, all the way through the checkout process.Google will suspend merchant sites that show higher prices at checkout | Barry Schwartz | February 4, 2021 | Search Engine Land
Simultaneously, people are recognizing the longstanding weaknesses and inequalities of America’s medical system.The pandemic’s lasting effects on young medical workers | Terry Nguyen | February 1, 2021 | Vox
In addition, as part of the company’s longstanding partnership with The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Apple is also now offering scholarships to 100 new Apple Scholars from underrepresented communities.How Apple Is Spending the $100 Million It Pledged To Racial Equity | Charli Penn | January 15, 2021 | Essence.com
Gloria was also direct about the longstanding nature of those budget issues, and dinged Faulconer for his role in them.7 Big Promises and Priorities From Gloria’s State of the City Address | Lisa Halverstadt and MacKenzie Elmer | January 14, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Around half the Baluch in the province are unemployed, a result, say rights groups, of longstanding marginalization by Tehran.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But in 1969, a longstanding practice was challenged—its ban on women.
So maybe we should take a lesson from women with brass ovaries: comedy and feminism are longstanding bedfellows.
From Joan Rivers to Marlo Thomas to Lena Dunham, comedy and feminism have been longstanding bedfellows.
A friendship or a smile cannot move longstanding, deeply held beliefs.The Outside Game of Justice Scalia, a Loner With Clout | David Fontana | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
David Hulse, junior author, is a native of Decatur, and his interest in archaeology is as longstanding as Cambron's.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types | James W. Cambron
Even longstanding members of the party have been publicly criticized for subscribing to religious views and practices.Area Handbook for Romania | Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
At the age of seventy-three he succumbed to a longstanding asthma.An Epitome of the History of Medicine | Roswell Park
Fatia Negra is a guest of longstanding at the hut in the ice valley, and never goes thither empty handed.The Poor Plutocrats | Maurus Jkai
An infusion of fresh blood is sometimes the best remedy for longstanding disease and weakness, especially in social organizations.
British Dictionary definitions for long-standing
existing or in effect for a long time
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