- 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
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Examples from the Web for long-run
But there is no reason to think he had any less concern for the long-run health of the economy or society than heterosexuals.Was Keynes a Better Economist Because He Was Gay?
May 8, 2013
So the ACA “tackles the long-run explosion of Medicare costs.”Niall Ferguson Defends Newsweek Cover: Correct This, Bloggers
August 21, 2012
A functioning democracy has to understand that sometimes the short-run and long-run needs are different.We Need a New Recovery Plan
Robert M. Solow
August 10, 2010
It tells the world Obama is serious about long-run fiscal sanity.The GOP's Deficit Bluff
June 18, 2009
And it is that which makes me doubt these British will win, in the long-run.In the Valley
We get a laugh out of this at times; but it is dull, too, to be with a man like this—in the long-run.Typhoon
A woman may steal a march on us here and there, but in the long-run the man will always win.The Soul of a People
It had been, in the long-run, better for Napoleon too if he had not told any.
Uncertainty and suspense get on a man's nerves, in the long-run.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves