1. relating to or extending over a relatively long time
    a long-term investment
    the long-term reconstruction of countries damaged by the war
    the long-run significance of the elections
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How To Use long-run In A Sentence

  • She contends that U.S. officials overreacted, rather than dealing pragmatically with adoption procedures in a country where poverty and a long-running insurgency fueled widespread child abandonment, impaired record-keeping, and hampered official investigative capabilities. Despite Hurdles, Families Pursue Nepal Adoptions
  • The police took no further action but it led to a long-running feud between the pair. Times, Sunday Times
  • All across the world, ...increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster. Barack Obama 
  • It threatens to unravel a deal over the long-running pay dispute which led to an all-out strike.
  • We have grasped, perhaps more than any other nation, that there is a long-run cost to dependency on the state, including an aversion to risk that eventually enervates the entrepreneurial spirit necessary for innovation and prosperity. Beware of the Big-Government Tipping Point
  • Eventually, with r rising and g falling, r would exceed g, which is the only sustainable long-run equilibrium position.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Donald Trump, Vice-President Dick Cheney, and dozens of others on the long-running sketch series, tells GossipCop. com that “retired from the show last year.” “SNL” Conan/Leno Parody, Featuring Larry King & David Letterman [VIDEO]
  • These, however, come under the heading of COLEMANBALLS, the long-running Private Eye column which records the goofs of sports commentators.
  • To the long-running, uncomfortable faux lovers 'quarrels with Simon Cowell and his equally embarrassing interviews with the singers, he has now added an arsenal of odd behaviors, ranging from petulant snits to flighty overexuberance. It's time for producers to fix 'American Idol,' and here's how
  • Universities and colleges welcomed the move, seeing it as victory for their long-running campaign to reduce the inspection burden.
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