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steady-going

[ sted-ee-goh-ing ]
/ ˈstɛd iˈgoʊ ɪŋ /
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adjective

steadfast; faithful; unchanging: steady-going service to the cause of justice.
regular and dependable, as in habits of living: a steady-going family man.

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Origin of steady-going

First recorded in 1815–25
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