long–term

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adjective \ˈlȯŋ-ˈtərm\

Definition of long–term

  1. 1 :  occurring over or involving a relatively long period of time seeking long–term solutions

  2. 2a :  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 bondsb :  generated by assets held for longer than six months a long–term capital gain

1867

First Known Use of long–term

1867




LONG–TERM Defined for English Language Learners

long–term

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adjective \ˈlȯŋ-ˈtərm\

Definition of long–term for English Language Learners

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

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