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[lawng-ruhn, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈrʌn, ˈlɒŋ-/
happening or presented over a long period of time or having a long course of performances:
a long-run hit play.
Origin of long-run
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Let them be Italian, or Spanish, or French—what you will—they'll worry your life out of you in the long-run.

  • Uncertainty and suspense get on a man's nerves, in the long-run.

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • At the same time, I suspect it must in the long-run be a little debilitating to Americans.

  • Mules, 297 water—these were inconsequentials in the long-run that was due to be short, at most.

    Desert Dust Edwin L. Sabin
  • But I care for the people who live now and will not be living when the long-run comes.

  • The men, sure that their fish will be sold in the long-run, are quiet sedate, silent.

    Chasing the Sun R.M. Ballantyne

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