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old-established

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishold-establishedˌold-esˈtablished adjective [only before noun]  having existed, been in business etc for a long time old-established merchant banks
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old-establishedBorn in 1882, Roosevelt came from an old-established and well-to-do landowning family of upstate New York.But that is no longer possible in the historical or old-established large nation- states.In the upland region an old-established pastoral economy and the local industry that supported it was in sharp decline.In the foreground can be seen the old-established straw-plait basket shop.Others had grown up around old-established trading posts, such as those on the Gold Coast or in Sierra Leone.
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