short-term

adjective \ ˈshȯrt-ˌtərm \

Definition of short-term

1 : occurring over or involving a relatively short period of time
2 a : 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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SHORT-TERM Defined for English Language Learners

short-term

Definition of short-term for English Language Learners

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


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short term

noun

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