: 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.

Examples of medium-term in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was also chatter overnight that the People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, might reduce the medium-term lending facility (MLF) rate on Sunday night. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 The medium-term bucket holds income-generating investments, including low-risk, low-volatility stocks for stable capital gains. Bruce Helmer and Peg Webb, Twin Cities, 6 Jan. 2024 The spread between 10-year Italian BTP and German Bund yields is around 15 basis points too tight versus Citi Research’s medium-term outlook, strategist Aman Bansal says in a note. WSJ, 5 Jan. 2024 Vietnam ranked second among possible medium-term investment destinations in a survey of Japanese manufacturers from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, ahead of China in third place. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 15 Dec. 2023 Commissioners added one amendment to their approval to urge city officials to work out medium-term leases with recreational users that would be displaced by the proposal, but not for several years. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Dec. 2023 Over the medium-term, Folkerts-Landau and Reid are more bullish, too. Bywill Daniel, Fortune, 27 Nov. 2023 Portugal’s medium-term outlook is supported by significant private and public investments as well as the implementation of further structural reforms, Moody’s said. WSJ, 20 Nov. 2023 On Thursday, the company said that the U.S. can expect wider supply next year, although shortages may be likely in the short- to medium-term. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 3 Nov. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'medium-term.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near medium-term

Cite this Entry

“Medium-term.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!