from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Involving, maturing after, or being in effect for a long time: a long-term investment.
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- adj. extending over a relatively long time period
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as long-run.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or extending over a relatively long time
This was back in the '80s and '90s when the phrase "long-term AIDS survivor" was still a dream.
Instead, the violence arises out of what he calls long-term structural problems around getting people to invest in "normative societal values."
Saracens have announced the signing of England wing Chris Ashton on what they describe as a "long-term contract".
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The word long-term, he notes, is usually added so that none of it has to be done today.
China's Vice Premier Wang Qishan warned that reforms would need to be put in place to deal with what he characterized as a long-term global recession.
At Saracens for the 'long-term': Chris Ashton Chris Ashton signs for Saracens on 'long-term contract' Saracens have announced the signing of England wing Chris Ashton on what they describe as a "long-term contract".
On his first day as O'Mare's successor, Richard sat down at a cluttered desk in a corner of the workroom to review O'Mare's accounts, almost two dozen long-term accounts, several recent ones — all restaurants, markets, shops, and laundries — as well as some seasonal work and special projects.
It has to be someone who wants — and soon — to expose him, long-term, to the outback.
Now it's a long-term goal for Ninalee: when Benjamin is five, she's going to start closing the bathroom door on him and his sister.