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"long-term" in British English

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long-termadjective

uk   /ˌlɒŋˈtɜːm/ us   /ˌlɑːŋˈtɝːm/
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"long-term" in American English

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long-termadjective

us   /ˈlɔŋˌtɜrm/
happening, existing, or continuing for many years or far into the future: Scientists warned of the long-term effects of global warming.
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"long term" in Business English

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long termnoun [S]

uk   us  
→  long run

long-termadjective [usually before noun]

uk   /ˌlɒŋˈtɜːm/ us  
continuing to exist or have an effect for a long time into the future: It's too early to tell whether the long-term benefits of biofuel plants will exceed the taxpayer dollars invested in them.a long-term agreement/contract/deal Unions are negotiating a long-term agreement to keep the jobs in the local area. The fund seeks long-term growth of capital. long-term debt/effects/planning
ACCOUNTING relating to a period of time of more than one year: Guessing the long-term cash flow of an established business is relatively simple.
FINANCE relating to money that is borrowed or invested for a long period of time: The Fund's cash reserve could then be used to buy long-term bonds on the cash market. long-term investment/ borrowing/savings
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(Definition of long term from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “long-term”
in Arabic مُدّة طَويلة…
in Korean 장기적인…
in Portuguese a longo prazo…
in Catalan a llarg termini…
in Japanese 長期の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长期的…
in Turkish uzun vadeli…
in Russian длительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長期的…
in Italian a lungo termine…
in Polish długoterminowy…
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“long-term” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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