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a long time

having great physical length

having a rather great upward projection

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having many syllables

extending tediously beyond a standard duration

to have a strong longing for

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desire strongly or persistently

primarily temporal sense

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primarily spatial sense

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of relatively great height

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good at remembering

holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices

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(of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration

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involving substantial risk

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planning prudently for the future

having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"

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Taking the long view, another vitally important aspect is preparation and cooking.
Massachusetts is a leader in taking the long view about land.
We're taking the long view on e-book pricing, and this new model helps protect the long-term viability of the book marketplace," Young said.
Choosing tree species also is an exercise in taking the long view.
It's all part of a negotiating process, which saw the Chancellor answer the opening bids by taking the long view and insisting the Government is in no mood, as yet at least, to sanction a cheap or jobs damaging deal.
At Oxford, we have a tradition of offering the industry a great way to start the year by taking the long view.
And, taking the long view, she determined that through the tireless efforts of advocates, slow and incremental changes in many areas have added up to significant change in our society.
McCarron is still distinguished by his long putter, but he doesn't plan on taking the long view of this tournament yet.
But, taking the long view that retrospectives afford, I wonder if her stylistic switch has any of the conviction of Philip Guston's more famous conversion.
Taking the long view, it doesn't matter who the next pope is.
Rome's habit of taking the long view always seemed to convey equal welcome for the redeemed and the unredeemed and, most common, those working on being redeemed, within its walls.
Doomsayers claim to be taking the long view of technology and its problems, but how can they ignore evidence like this?
So instead of taking the long view and buying good land that would eventually produce high quality timber (look to the French and their magnificent oak forests), the FC trapped itself into having to find trees that would grow on acid upland soils.
Both the symphonies are here, the First in a patiently-constructed reading from a conductor (Sir Bernard Haitink with the Philharmonia Orchestra) used to taking the long view in great Wagnerian spans; here the opening movement has the clicking tension of a Walkure prelude, brass consummatory, in a reading less brittle than some more Gallic interpretations.
It means taking the long view of costs and profits.
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