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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONG TERM

The latter was sentenced to a long term in the State Prison.

It will fix for a long term of years the respective positions of the parties.

He felt as if he had just been released from a long term of imprisonment.

Besides, as I am in quod for a long term, the sparklers will do me no good.

During the long term of my probation, I will shrink from no trial of faith.

Those words were the sum and voice of her long term of endurance.

He might have a long term of imprisonment, mightn't he, sir?

If they condemn him to a long term in prison they will, at the same time, condemn me to death.

But his long term of office was one uninterrupted series of trials.

He recovered, however, and was sent to prison for a long term of years.

WORD ORIGIN

also longterm, long term, 1876, originally in insurance, from long (adj.) + term (n.).

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