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long-standing also: longstanding
American English: /ˈlɔŋ ˈˌstændɪŋ/

Translation of long-standing in Spanish:


  • (grievance/enmity/relationship)
    que viene ( or venía etc) de largo
    I have a long-standing engagement on that day
    ese día tengo un compromiso contraído hace mucho tiempo
    Example sentences
    • The firm has a long-standing relationship with Morrisons dating back more than 30 years.
    • You infuse energy and romance in long-standing relationships and rejuvenate them.
    • They fear the change will be too stressful and that long-standing relationships with staff will be shattered.

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