Longstanding



[lawng-stan-ding, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈstæn dɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-/

adjective
1.
existing or occurring for a time:
a longstanding feud.

also long-standing, c.1600 (n.), 1814 (adj.), from long (adj.) + standing.

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