long-term

[ lawng-turm, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌtɜrm, ˈlɒŋ- /

adjective

covering a relatively long period of time: a long-term lease.
maturing over or after a relatively long period of time: a long-term loan; a long-term bond.
(of a capital gain or loss) derived from the sale or exchange of an asset held for more than a specified time, as six months or one year.

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Origin of long-term

First recorded in 1905–10
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long-term

adjective

lasting, staying, or extending over a long timelong-term prospects
finance maturing after a long period of timea long-term bond
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