long run


: a relatively long period of time
usually used in the phrase in the long run
long-run adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of long run was in 1607

Dictionary Entries Near long run

Cite this Entry

“Long run.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20run. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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