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 Dictionary entry overview: What does long-term mean? 

LONG-TERM (adjective)
  The adjective LONG-TERM has 1 sense:

1. relating to or extending over a relatively long time

  Familiarity information: LONG-TERM used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LONG-TERM (adjective)

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Relating to or extending over a relatively long time


long-run; long-term; semipermanent

Context examples:

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)

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