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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishold-styleˈold-style adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 similar to the type of something that existed in the past 🔊 old-style communism
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old-style• The removal of old-style apartheid and the beginnings of a democratic society have brought more bloodshed than ever.• This attitude gave further urgency to Left campaigns against the government who were seen as worse than the old-style Conservatives.• But from next month, new laws will make it illegal to sell old-style foam-filled furniture.• It is old-style materialism writ large.• In the old-style office, the boss yelled, the employees squirmed, and maybe the work got done.• Viktor Barannikov gave an old-style speech warning of the threat of foreign intelligence services and rising crime.• The legacy of the Thomson family is that the Machrihanish membership includes a lot of players making good scores with old-style swings.• For wherever the old job descriptions dissolve, people lose their need for the old-style unions.
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