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long-term

(lông′tûrm′, lŏng′-)
adj.
Involving, maturing after, or being in effect for a long time: a long-term investment.

long-term

adj
1. lasting, staying, or extending over a long time: long-term prospects.
2. (Banking & Finance) finance maturing after a long period of time: a long-term bond.

long′-term`



adj.
1. covering or involving a relatively long period of time: long-term memory.
2. maturing after a relatively long period of time: a long-term bond.
3. (of a capital gain or loss) derived from the sale or exchange of an asset held for more than a specified time, as six months or one year.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.long-term - relating to or extending over a relatively long time; "the long-run significance of the elections"; "the long-term reconstruction of countries damaged by the war"; "a long-term investment"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
Translations

long-term

[ˈlɒŋˈtɜːm]
A. ADJ [effect, investment, care, solution] → a largo plazo
joining the army is a long-term commitmententrar en el ejército significa comprometerse a largo plazo
the drug's long-term effectslos efectos del medicamento a largo plazo
this will have a long-term effect on unemploymentesto tendrá un efecto a largo plazo sobre el desempleo
they're in a long-term relationshipllevan tiempo juntos
I've had several long-term relationshipshe tenido varias relaciones sentimentales duraderas
the long-term unemployed las personas que llevan mucho tiempo sin trabajo
long-term unemploymentel desempleo de larga duración
B. CPD long-term car park Nparking m para aparcamiento or (LAm) estacionamiento prolongado
long-term memory Nmemoria f a largo plazo

long-term

[ˈlɒŋˈtɜːm] adj (plans, effects) → a lungo termine
to take a long-term view of sth → proiettare qc nel futuro

long-term

adj a largo plazo
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