(Of a custom or tradition) respected or valued because it has existed for a long time: the eldest son was named, in time-honoured fashion, after his father the beer is still brewed in the time-honoured way
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- Of course, there exists a long and time-honoured tradition of guitar duets.
- Only the time-honored tradition of the fixed daily schedule really stands in the way of this arrangement.
- However, one upstart Edinburgh-based investment boutique has been blowing these time-honoured traditions away.
traditional, established, long-established, long-standing, long-lived, old-time, historic, age-old, folk, old-world, ancestral, enduring, lasting;
customary, conventional, familiar, classic, ritual, ritualistic, habitual, set, fixed, routine, usual, wonted
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