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long-term

adjective uk   /ˌlɒŋˈtɜːm/ us    /ˌlɑːŋˈtɝːm/
B2 continuing a long time into the future: long-term unemployment long-term care for the seriously ill the long-term effects of the drug
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in Korean 장기적인…
in Arabic مُدّة طَويلة…
in Portuguese a longo prazo…
in Catalan a llarg termini…
in Japanese 長期の…
in Italian a lungo termine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長期的…
in Russian длительный…
in Turkish uzun vadeli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长期的…
in Polish długoterminowy…
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