short–term

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adjective \ˈshȯrt-ˌtərm\

Definition of short–term

  1. 1 :  occurring over or involving a relatively short period of time

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or constituting a financial operation or obligation based on a brief term and especially one of less than a yearb :  generated by assets held for less than six months

First Known Use of short–term

1901


SHORT–TERM Defined for English Language Learners

short-term

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adjective

Definition of short–term for English Language Learners

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

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