time-honoured


time-honoured
adjective
1. acceptable for a long time
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time-honored customs

Syn: ↑time-honored
Similar to: ↑reputable
2. honored because of age or long usage
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time-honored institutions

Syn: ↑time-honored
Similar to: ↑honorable, ↑honourable

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  • time-honoured — UK / US adjective done in the same way for a very long time a time honoured custom/method/procedure …   English dictionary

  • time-honoured — /ˈtaɪm ɒnəd/ (say tuym onuhd) adjective revered or respected because of antiquity and long continuance: a time honoured custom. Also, time honored …   Australian English dictionary

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