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time-honoured

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtime-honouredˈtime-ˌhonoured British English, time-honored American English adjective 🔊 🔊 LONG TIME[only before noun] a time-honoured method or custom is one that has existed for a long time 🔊 Sharon became involved with music in the time-honoured fashion – through her family.
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time-honouredIn time-honoured fashion, the wisest fortune-tellers are blind.Sometimes they echo time-honoured memories of widespread flooding in the region following the end of the last ice age.Made by time-honoured methods, Edam is high in protein, vitamins and minerals.Headquarters motivates managers to meet targets in time-honoured style: carrot and stick.Called to attend at 10.15 in the morning, we started in the time-honoured way of civilization with a coffee break.Perfect control Hairspray is a time-honoured way to hold your hair in place.in the time-honoured fashionOther humans who visited the site, however, were promptly attacked in the time-honoured fashion.
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