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long term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words as noun, hyphen as adjective)

long-acting Inglés británico e internacional

(Chiefly of a drug) having effects that last for a long time

Long Beach Inglés británico e internacional

A port and resort in California, situated on the south side of the Los Angeles conurbation; population 463,789 (est. 2008)

long black Inglés británico e internacional

A type of coffee made by adding a shot of espresso to hot water

Long Branch Inglés británico e internacional

A city in east central New Jersey, on the Atlantic Ocean, long a noted summer resort; population 32,622 (est. 2008)

long corner Inglés británico e internacional

(In field hockey) a penalty hit taken from the back line within 5 yards of the corner

long-dated Inglés británico e internacional

(Of securities) not due for early payment or redemption

long-drawn Inglés británico e internacional

Continuing for a long time, especially for longer than is necessary

long-headed Inglés británico e internacional

Having or showing foresight and good judgement

Long Island Inglés británico e internacional

An island on the coast of New York State. Its western tip, comprising the New York districts of Brooklyn and Queens, is separated from Manhattan and the Bronx by the East River and is linked to Manhattan by the Brooklyn Bridge

long johns Inglés británico e internacional

Underpants with closely fitted legs that extend to the wearer’s ankles

long-limbed Inglés británico e internacional

Tall with long legs and arms

long-lived Inglés británico e internacional

Living or lasting a long time

Long March Inglés británico e internacional

The epic withdrawal of the Chinese communists from SE to NW China in 1934-5, over a distance of 9,600 km (6,000 miles). 100,000 people, led by Mao Zedong, left the communist rural base after it was almost destroyed by the Kuomintang; 20,000 people survived the journey

long metre Inglés británico e internacional

A metrical pattern for hymns in which the stanzas have four lines with eight syllables each

long-range Inglés británico e internacional

(Especially of vehicles or missiles) able to be used or be effective over long distances

long reins Inglés británico e internacional

A pair of long reins used to school a horse from the ground

long sight Inglés británico e internacional

The inability to see things clearly, especially if they are relatively close to the eyes, owing to the focusing of rays of light by the eye at a point behind the retina

long waist Inglés británico e internacional

A low waist on a dress or a person’s body

long-winded Inglés británico e internacional

(Of speech or writing) continuing at tedious length

long-lived Tesauro Inglés

the long-lived success of the organization

long-winded Tesauro Inglés

a long-winded speech

long live ——! Inglés británico e internacional

Said to express loyalty or support for a specified person or thing

as long as Inglés británico e internacional

During the whole time that

long-awaited Inglés británico e internacional

Having been hoped for or expected for a long time

long distance Inglés británico e internacional

Travelling or operating between distant places

long division Inglés británico e internacional

Arithmetical division in which the divisor has two or more figures, and a series of workings is made as successive groups of digits of the dividend are divided by the divisor, to avoid excessive mental calculation

long-lasting Inglés británico e internacional

Enduring or having endured for a long period of time

long measure Inglés británico e internacional

A measure of length; a linear measure

long-playing Inglés británico e internacional

(Of a record) about 30 cm in diameter and designed to rotate at 3313 revolutions per minute

long-running Inglés británico e internacional

Continuing for a long time

long-serving Inglés británico e internacional

Having held a position for a long time

long-sleeved Inglés británico e internacional

Having sleeves that reach to the wrist

long-standing Inglés británico e internacional

Having existed or continued for a long time

long-termism Inglés británico e internacional

The practice of making decisions with a view to long-term objectives or consequences

long vacation Inglés británico e internacional

The summer break of three months taken by universities and (formerly) law courts

long-lasting Tesauro Inglés

our long-lasting friendship


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