long view

noun
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of long view

: an approach to a problem or situation that emphasizes long-range factors

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First Known Use of long view

1912


Longview

geographical name Long·view \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌvyü \

Definition of Longview

1 city in northeastern Texas population 80,455
Note: Longview grew rapidly in the 1930s after the discovery of oil in the area.
2 city on the Columbia River in southwestern Washington population 36,648

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