short-term

adjective
\ ˈshȯrt-ˌtərm How to pronounce short-term (audio) \

Definition of short-term

1 : occurring over or involving a relatively short period of time
2a : of, relating to, or constituting a financial operation or obligation based on a brief term and especially one of less than a year
b : generated by assets held for less than six months

First Known Use of short-term

1901, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of short-term was in 1901

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“Short-term.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-term. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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short-term

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English Language Learners Definition of short-term

: lasting for, relating to, or involving a short period of time

short term

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