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The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends.
Clayton M. Christensen

Meaning of "long-term" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LONG-TERM

long-term play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LONG-TERM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Long-Term is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LONG-TERM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Term (time)

A term is a period of duration, time or occurrence, in relation to an event. To differentiate an interval or duration, common phrases are used to distinguish the observance of length are near-term or short-term, medium-term or mid-term and long-term. It is also used as part of a calendar year, especially one of the three parts of an academic term and working year in the United Kingdom: Michaelmas term, Hilary term / Lent term or Trinity term / Easter term, the equivalent to the American semester. In America there is a midterm election held in the middle of the four-year presidential term, there are also academic midterm exams. In economics, it is the period required for economic agents to reallocate resources, and generally reestablish equilibrium. The actual length of this period, usually numbered in years or decades, varies widely depending on circumstantial context. During the long term, all factors are variable. In finance or financial operations of borrowing and investing, what is considered long-term is usually above 3 years, with medium-term usually between 1 and 3 years and short-term usually under 1 year.

Definition of long-term in the English dictionary

The definition of long-term in the dictionary is lasting, staying, or extending over a long time. Other definition of long-term is maturing after a long period of time.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LONG-TERM

long-sightedness
long-sleeved
long-spined sea scorpion
long-standing
long-stay car park
long-suffering
long-sufferingly
long-tailed
long-tailed cuckoo
long-tailed tit
long-term car park
long-term care
long-term health care
long-term memory
long-term unemployed
long-termism
long-wave
long-wearing
long-winded
long-windedly

WORDS THAT END LIKE LONG-TERM

Easter term
full term
full-term
half term
Hilary term
implied term
jail term
law term
Lent term
long term
medium-term
Michaelmas term
middle term
midterm
misterm
preterm
short-term
summer term
term
Trinity term

Synonyms and antonyms of long-term in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «long-term» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LONG-TERM

Find out the translation of long-term to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of long-term from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «long-term» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

长期的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a largo plazo
570 millions of speakers

English

long-term
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लंबे समय तक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على المدى الطويل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

долгосрочный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a longo prazo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দীর্ঘ মেয়াদী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à long terme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

jangka panjang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

langfristig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

長期の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장기적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Long-term
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lâu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீண்ட கால
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दीर्घकालीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uzun vadeli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a lungo termine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

długotrwałe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

довгостроковий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pe termen lung
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μακροπρόθεσμη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

langtermyn-
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

långsiktig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

langsiktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of long-term

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LONG-TERM»

The term «long-term» is very widely used and occupies the 4.469 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LONG-TERM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «long-term» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «long-term» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about long-term

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10 QUOTES WITH «LONG-TERM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word long-term.
1
Bryan Adams
I never had a long-term plan.
2
Daniel Akaka
It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.
3
Sasha Alexander
Stage work, that's all I have in my background. Wasteland was my first TV experience. Dawson's was my first long-term, I mean the entire season of 22 episodes.
4
Raymond Arroyo
Whether via social media or in person, building your relationships is a long-term process, and the ultimate goal is to strengthen your network one person at a time.
5
Ben Bernanke
Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates.
6
Drew Bledsoe
Our very long-term prospective hinges on making the best possible wine we can.
7
Bjorn Borg
It's not easy to part with the trophies. However, I do need to have some long-term financial security for those close to me.
8
Frank Carlucci
We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long-term stability, so that we would have not only access to the region's wealth, but we would be able to ensure the security of our good friend Israel.
9
Clayton M. Christensen
The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends.
10
Gail Collins
For a border state, I would argue that Texas is less lunatic on the subject of immigration issues than other places around it, like Arizona. They're much more comfortable with their long-term identity as a place with a very large Hispanic population.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LONG-TERM»

Discover the use of long-term in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to long-term and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital ...
The dramatic story of Long-Term’s fall is now a chilling harbinger of the crisis that would strike all of Wall Street, from Lehman Brothers to AIG, a decade later.
Roger Lowenstein, 2001
2
Asperger Syndrome and Long-term Relationships
Including many quotes from people in long-term AS relationships, the book describes many positive solutions that have worked for other couples.
Ashley Stanford, 2002
3
Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum
This book is intended as both a college text and a reference source for professionals, policy makers, and regulators. The text provides a sound reference source for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the long-term care system.
John Pratt, 2010
4
LTE - The UMTS Long Term Evolution: From Theory to Practice
"Where this book is exceptional is that the reader will not just learn how LTE works but why it works" Adrian Scrase, ETSI Vice-President, International Partnership Projects Following on the success of the first edition, this book is fully ...
Stefania Sesia, Issam Toufik, Matthew Baker, 2011
5
Old Norse Religion in Long-term Perspectives: Origins, ...
This characteristic reflects the interdisciplinary aim of the conference and also the book. The idea was to bring together text-based and material-based researchers to improve scholarly exchange and dialogue.
Anders Andrén, Kristina Jennbert, Catharina Raudvere, 2006
6
Effective Management of Long Term Care Facilities
The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to offer a more cohesive presentation of the material, as well as new, in-depth information on licensing and important skills for becoming a nursing home administrator.
Douglas A. Singh, 2010
7
Standard Soil Methods for Long-Term Ecological Research
This second volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Series addresses these issues directly by providing a comprehensive standardized set of protocols for measuring soil properties.
Michigan State University G. Philip Robertson Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, University of Georgia David C. Coleman Research Professor of Ecology Institute of Ecology, Air Caroline S. Bledsoe Professor of Soil Ecology in the Department of Land, and Water Resources University of California Davis, 1999
8
Nursing Policies and Procedures for Long Term Care: Nursing ...
Comprehensive nursing policies and procedures for long term care to assure compliance with federal regulations and quality of care standards.
Debra Collins, RN, RAC-CT, 2014
9
Adherence to Long-Term Therapies: Evidence for Action
These are: asthma, cancer (palliative care), depression, diabetes, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, hypertension, tobacco smoking, and tuberculosis.
Eduardo Sabaté, World Health Organization, 2003
10
Mastery: the keys to success and long-term fulfillment
He soon learned that mastery is a journey, and that the master must have the courage to risk failure.
George Leonard, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LONG-TERM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term long-term is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Long-term Canadian expats lose right to vote, appeal court rules …
In a split decision, the Court of Appeal overturned a ruling that had restored the right of more than one million long-term expats to vote. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
2
CPS looks to take on more than $1 billion in long-term debt …
CPS considers more than $1 billion in long-term borrowing. CPS officials. Anthony Souffle, Chicago Tribune. Mayor Emanuel, center, stands ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment - Yahoo …
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton's proposed plan to overhaul capital gains taxes aims to foster long-term ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
4
Suns, Knight Find Long-Term Answers in Each Other | Phoenix Suns
Knight felt similarly about the franchise, the first team to show long-term interest in a player whose production had improved each year he'd ... «Suns.com, Jul 15»
5
Durbin: long-term transportation bill | Belleville News-Democrat
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield spoke Monday about his support for a long-term transportation bill to help meet the country's infrastructure needs. «Belleville News-Democrat, Jul 15»
6
First case of long-term HIV remission in child revealed
First case of long-term HIV remission in child revealed. French teen born with HIV and treated until age six still free from infection 12 years later. «Irish Times, Jul 15»
7
Phoenix Suns optimistic on playoff, long-term plan - AZCentral.com
Progress can become a road that forks for the immediate bump or the long-term vision, but the Suns are trying to keep both goals as a merged ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
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Stratford long-term care home hit by flood likely closed for good …
The company is working with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to find a new site in Stratford, Gingerich said – but it will likely be ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
9
2015 BMW M3 Manual Long-Term Test Update – Review – Car and …
Considering we routinely see more than 30 mpg on the highway in our long-term Corvette, there's no good reason the M3 couldn't perform similarly. «Car and Driver, Jul 15»
10
Long-term lane closures in Anderson County due to bridge repair …
KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Motorists traveling in Anderson County should be aware of a long-term lane closure that begins on July 22. Starting on ... «WATE 6 On Your Side, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Long-Term [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/long-term-1>. Sep 2020 ».
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