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LONG HAUL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does long haul mean? 

LONG HAUL (noun)
  The noun LONG HAUL has 2 senses:

1. a journey over a long distance
2. a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out

  Familiarity information: LONG HAUL used as a noun is rare.


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LONG HAUL (noun)


Sense 1long haul [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A journey over a long distance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles

Hypernyms ("long haul" is a kind of...):

journey; journeying (the act of traveling from one place to another)


Sense 2long haul [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

long run; long haul

Context examples:

in the long run we will win / in the long run we will all be dead / he performed well over the long haul

Hypernyms ("long haul" is a kind of...):

period; period of time; time period (an amount of time)


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