Long-term is used with these nouns: ↑aim, ↑answer, ↑arrangement, ↑benefit, ↑bond, ↑boyfriend, ↑care, ↑change, ↑commitment, ↑complication, ↑confinement, ↑consequence, ↑contract, ↑credit, ↑damage, ↑danger, ↑deal, ↑debt, ↑decline, ↑disability, ↑disadvantage, ↑effect, ↑effectiveness, ↑employment, ↑evolution, ↑exposure, ↑facility, ↑finance, ↑fix, ↑follow-up, ↑forecast, ↑funding, ↑future, ↑gain, ↑girlfriend, ↑goal, ↑growth, ↑guarantee, ↑health, ↑illness, ↑impact, ↑implication, ↑improvement, ↑incentive, ↑injury, ↑insurance, ↑interest, ↑investment, ↑investor, ↑lease, ↑loan, ↑loss, ↑loyalty, ↑maintenance, ↑memory, ↑monitoring, ↑need, ↑objective, ↑outcome, ↑outlook, ↑parking, ↑partnership, ↑plan, ↑planning, ↑potential, ↑prediction, ↑prisoner, ↑problem, ↑profitability, ↑programme, ↑project, ↑projection, ↑prospect, ↑prosperity, ↑recovery, ↑reduction, ↑relationship, ↑result, ↑return, ↑risk, ↑safety, ↑saving, ↑security, ↑settlement, ↑shift, ↑sick, ↑sickness, ↑side effect, ↑solution, ↑stability, ↑storage, ↑strategy, ↑success, ↑sufferer, ↑support, ↑survival, ↑target, ↑threat, ↑training, ↑treatment, ↑trend, ↑unemployed, ↑unemployment, ↑use, ↑viability, ↑view, ↑vision

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