Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See in the long run, under run.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective relating to or extending over a relatively long time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out
  • adjective relating to or extending over a relatively long time

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Examples

  • And Shaw says the measures undertaken by the government may end up distorting Kenya's markets in the long-run.

    Cost of Living Rising in Kenya

  • Some of the ideas being discussed could affect everything from long-run unemployment rates in the United States to the extent of welfare benefits in Europe or the availability and cost of home mortgage loans.

    At IMF, the hunt for a new consensus

  • If we are to prevail in the long run, we must expand the long-run strength of our economy.

    Notable & Quotable

  • And Shaw says the measures undertaken by the government may end up distorting Kenya's markets in the long-run.

    Cost of Living Rising in Kenya

  • There was extensive debate about shifting the Fed's communications strategy to be clearer about the central bank's long-run goals and what it would take to get the Fed to raise rates.

    Inside the Fed Fight Over Bond Buys

  • Currently, a laddered portfolio of government bonds yields around 1.5%, while stocks and real estate may be expected to return around 8% in the long-run.

    Federal Wealth Tax Would Certainly Change the Game

  • Yet it is undeniable that we have a tremendous long-run deficit problem to deal with—and the sooner, the better.

    The GOP Myth of 'Job-Killing' Spending

  • But there is another long-run benefit that has been largely ignored: The children of highly skilled immigrants become exceptional Americans.

    The Exceptional Children Of Skilled Immigrants

  • If Italy can raise its real long-run growth potential to 0.8% per year out to 2020, and sustain an annual primary budget surplus of 5% of GDP, its debt-to-GDP ratio could hit 125% in 2013, from 120% now, but fall thereafter, J.P. Morgan estimates.

    Mario Monti's Mountain of Challenges

  • The Fed has more direct control over long-run inflation than it has over long-run employment, but its congressional mandate is to seek both stable prices and maximum long-run employment.

    Inside the Fed Fight Over Bond Buys

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