Meaning of “take the long view” in the English Dictionary

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"take the long view" in British English

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take the long view

to think about the effects that something will have in the future instead of in the present:

If you take the long view, of course, you can regard staff training as an investment for the company.

(Definition of “take the long view” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)