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    The synonymy of continuing for a long time?

    Hello Everyone,

    Long-standing, long term, prolonged, sustained and enduring has the similar meaning of continuing for a long time! What is their big differences?



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    Re: The synonymy of continuing for a long time?

    Long-standing- has been in existence for a long time
    Long-term- the time meriod is not specific
    Prolonged- extended beyond the original time frame
    Enduring- has survived A long time, often when not expected to because of difficulties

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