Why was clemency trending last week?


[lawng-ruhn, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈrʌn, ˈlɒŋ-/
happening or presented over a long period of time or having a long course of performances:
a long-run hit play.
Origin of long-run
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for long-run
  • It must always in the long-run be advanced to him by his immediate employer in the advanced rate of his wages.
  • The aim, in that case, is to foster a stable rate of long-run growth in whatever variable you're targeting.
  • As borrowers stretched themselves to get into the market, price-to-income ratios rose way above their long-run averages.
  • So it's borrowing with the reasonable expectation of a positive long-run return in terms of revenue and enrollment.
  • When you think that way, you have to always consider the long-run implications of short-term actions.
  • It would generate substantial revenues while bringing so many long-run economic and environmental benefits.
  • The question is whether this would be a short-lived honeymoon effect or a long-run permanent one.
  • Careful studies of the long-run fiscal effects of immigration conclude that it is likely to have a modest, positive influence.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for long-run

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for long

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with long-run