long-termadjectiveuk /ˌlɒŋˈtɜːm/ us /ˌlɑːŋˈtɝːm/
- It's too early to assess the long-term consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union.
- We want long-term solutions, not short-term palliatives.
- Requited love is not enough to sustain a long-term relationship.
- What this country needs is a long-term policy for investment in science and technology.
- The long-term unemployed now constitute a sort of underclass.