long run

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Synonyms for long run

a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out

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If it is asserted that civilization is a real advance in the condition of man -- and I think that it is, though only the wise improve their advantages -- it must be shown that it has produced better dwellings without making them more costly; and the cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
I am not sure if, in the long run, they do not accomplish as much or more than rushing, nervous Americans do.
We can understand how the spreading of the dominant forms of life, which are those that oftenest vary, will in the long run tend to people the world with allied, but modified, descendants; and these will generally succeed in taking the places of those groups of species which are their inferiors in the struggle for existence.
By persistently hanging on the enemy's flank, we shall succeed in the long run in killing the commander-in-chief.
To the ambitious man life is a brilliant game--a game that calls forth all his tact and energy and nerve--a game to be won, in the long run, by the quick eye and the steady hand, and yet having sufficient chance about its working out to give it all the glorious zest of uncertainty.
You have had a long run of amusement, and now you must try to be useful.
In the long run, says Paul Diacre, the best lard turns rancid.
Do you know, I shouldn't be surprised if Isabel, in the long run, cost you more than Hobbema.
Indeed, movements in real interest rates owing to frictions such as "sticky" prices and wages (9) and to short-run shifts in productivity, oil prices, monetary or fiscal policy, and other forces "wash out" over long periods of time, leaving only trends in the fundamentals driving real interest rates over the long run.
The matrix of transition probabilities determines, in the long run, the fraction of time that the world and individual countries spend in normal and disaster states.
International Resource News-June 23, 2016--Calgary Sinoenergy receives approval for acquisition of Long Run Exploration
Running led him to some awe-inspiring places, and to meet some amazing characters but most importantly of all, it ultimately led him to discover what truly allowed him to believe that everything will work out in the long run.
SAM WALEY-COHEN will today learn whether he will be able to ride in the Crabbie's Grand National as the BHA hears his appeal against a seven-day ban for failing to ride out Long Run at Carlisle on Sunday.
The logic behind the recommendation is that you won't be able to do the speed work if you take too long to recover from the long run because you started out too quickly.
RUBY WALSH will partner Long Run for the first time in tomorrow's Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil.