Meaning of in the long term in English:

in the long term

(also over the long term)

Translate in the long term into Spanish

phrase

  • Over or for a long period of time.

    ‘rates of around 7 per cent are deemed to be unsustainable in the long term’
    • ‘We are quite happy in principle to secure the long term future of the event.’
    • ‘In the long term, mankind's very future may depend on what is being done right now in space research.’
    • ‘This difficulty will impact on the short term future outlook for the sector.’
    • ‘However, Washington must stop looking at the short term and set its sights on the long run.’
    • ‘In the short term, therefore, the economic facts spare the government from one agonising political choice.’
    • ‘This must not be a political decision to keep the public happy for the short term.’
    • ‘In the short term, there is a risk that the market won't be able to absorb all the new properties being built.’
    • ‘After four decades of trying, there is no proof that the impact of aid lasts beyond the short term.’
    • ‘So it falls down the priority list, and what is achieved tends to be with a view to the short term only.’
    • ‘Over the medium term, the prospects for Scotland are good.’