long-term

[lawng-turm, long-]
adjective
1.
covering a relatively long period of time: a long-term lease.
2.
maturing over or after a relatively long period of time: a long-term loan; a long-term bond.
3.
(of a capital gain or loss) derived from the sale or exchange of an asset held for more than a specified time, as six months or one year.

Origin:
1905–10

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long-term
 
adj
1.  lasting, staying, or extending over a long time: long-term prospects
2.  finance maturing after a long period of time: a long-term bond

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Example sentences
Of course, you can process the jams for long-term storage if you wish.
Also known as shade fabric, this woven material is useful as a temporary or
  long-term screen against hot sun and drying winds.
For long-term benefits, choose an amendment that breaks down slowly.
Long-term problems include low investment, uncertain land ownership rights, and
  the government's inability to manage its budget.
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