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long-run

[lawng-ruhn, long-]
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adjective
  1. happening or presented over a long period of time or having a long course of performances: a long-run hit play.
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Origin of long-run

First recorded in 1900–05
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Word Origin and History for long run

n.

also long-run, "ultimate outcome," 1620s, from long (adj.) + run (n.), on notion of "when events have run their course." As an adjective from 1804.

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