long-term

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

long–term

adjective \ˈlŋ-ˈtərm\

: lasting for, relating to, or involving a long period of time

Full Definition of LONG-TERM

1
:  occurring over or involving a relatively long period of time <seeking long–term solutions>
2
a :  of, relating to, or constituting a financial operation or obligation based on a considerable term and especially one of more than 10 years <long–term bonds>
b :  generated by assets held for longer than six months <a long–term capital gain>

First Known Use of LONG-TERM

1904

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