long-term

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adjective \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈtərm \

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

1867


LONG-TERM Defined for English Language Learners

long-term

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Definition of long-term for English Language Learners

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



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