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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. 2018.
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  • And it is that which makes me doubt these British will win, in the long-run.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • 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 Joseph Conrad
  • 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 H. Fielding
  • 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
  • Loving people is the only sure way of understanding them in the long-run.

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