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long-termism

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Definition of long-termism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of making decisions with a view to long-term objectives or consequences.
Example sentences
  • About time, say those few transport commentators who aren't simply cynical about such ambitious long-termism.
  • Well that extreme long-termism is I think what has come to an end.
  • The trouble with long-termism, a strategy that demands unshakeable faith in its proponent, is the price of loyalty.

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