Definition of long-serving in English:

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long-serving

adjective

Having held a position for a long time: a long-serving member of the band distinguished and long-serving teachers
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  • The public sector job cuts have put some long-serving employees out of work, to widespread dismay.
  • Watching on, beaming, was her father Ian, the long-serving media officer for the Australian team.
  • The Royal Navy could get a new, updated version of the long-serving Lynx helicopter, Defence Procurement Minister Lord Bach has announced.

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Syllabification: long-serv·ing

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