medium-term

adjective

Definition of medium-term

: lasting for a period of time that is neither long nor short Our short-term prospects are grim and our medium-term prospects are uncertain, but our long-term prospects are good.

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“Medium-term.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medium-term. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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