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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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The governor is taking the long view, so that for those people who will succeed this governor and this Legislature down the road, they won't be faced with a pension liability crisis that threatens not only the state budget, but threatens benefits for future state employees.
Last fall, we used this space to discuss taking the long view when examining our successes in moving career and technical education policy forward in the context of regularly shifting political winds.
Taking the long view and exercising judgment is hard when confronted with the pressing short-range problems and media criticism of inaction.
The company prides itself in taking the long view, saying its start includes some of the most experienced people in the industry to assist in all aspects of plant, pipeline, compressor, and meter facilities.
Taking the long view, that's when singles started being phased out as a consumer option, something that was effectively accomplished over the past several years.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under George Herbert Walker Bush, has described the Global 2000 Report as "a classic achievement of a White House council charged with taking the long view and looking beyond the turf of any one agency.
Despite the need for caution in taking the long view, the approach promises much.
While the war on terror and the Cold War are very different in nature, Alan Dowd argues, in Taking the Long View of the War on Terror, that the United States can transfer important strategic approaches from the earlier conflict to the present one.
Taking the long view, Texas Instruments will form a partnership with a school district to help develop a long-term plan for creating in-house teacher trainers.
Taking the long view, it doesn't matter who the next pope is.
Taking the long view, today's debate over property rights and environmental protection will likely turn out to be another transitory moment in the evolving conception of property rights and responsibilities in an increasingly complex and crowded society.
Taking the long view, they believe it is far better to live in refugee camps for a year or two and return to a ravaged homeland than to live forever under Serbia's iron fist.
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