Definition of 'long-term'
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Example sentences containing 'long term'
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I don't believe for one moment there's going to be any significant damage in the long term. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)Because you could only really tell the long-term effects in the long term, and five years wasn't long enough. GRACEYou can get away with it for a short while but not in the long term. CHAMELEON (2002)
Long-term relationship problems can be attributed to early isolation and loneliness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its aim is to provide veterans with long-term careers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But they should not be used for more than six months as long-term effects are unknown. The Sun (2016)We want to get our racecourse partners excited by our medium and long-term future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You sound like a caring guy who wants a long-term relationship. The Sun (2016)It aims to provide long-term growth capital for innovative social enterprises. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not an ideal basis for foreign banks and insurers to make long-term investments in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We need long-term and short-term solutions to the housing crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Despite the potential for controversy, the scheme has won quiet approval from both long-term residents and newer arrivals alike. The Sun (2016)If you think about the long-term benefit, many of the countries we are working with right now will become our trade partners as well. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Long-term audit relationships quickly get too cosy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Long-term partners add new treats to the love menu. The Sun (2010)Long-term partners can talk about what matters and move on together. The Sun (2011)Yet there is growing concern about the long-term costs of this campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One would be for council and housing association sectors and landlords who provide long-term security for tenants. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If she is to make a long-term change she will almost certainly need support. The Sun (2013)We are seeking a long-term solution through diplomacy and negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Our business needs to rise to this challenge to maintain its competitiveness and ensure its long-term future. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are virtually no long-term young unemployed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Washington must do something soon about its long-term fiscal obligations. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The trouble is that it remains wholly unclear what the long-term solution will be. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Little is yet known about the physical effects of long-term heavy use. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)We look forward to welcoming new shareholders as long-term partners in our growth. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Talks about long-term plans are taking shape. The Sun (2015)This is really about building long-term relationships with partners and sponsors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sector is currently facing a shortage of young people but many of the jobs can provide fantastic long-term careers. The Sun (2014)Long-term partners make big plans. The Sun (2012)I had to help a friend work out her long-term future. Times, Sunday Times (2012)First, it managed to secure long-term credit lines from commercial banks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is the relationship long-term and is the employee's job key to your organization? Christianity Today (2000)That's justifiable if it provides long-term protection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Translations for 'long-term'
British English: long-term ADJECTIVE
Something that is long-term has continued for a long time or will continue for a long time in the future.
A new training scheme to help the long-term unemployed is expected.
Definition of long-term from the Collins English Dictionary
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