the short run

noun

Definition of the short run

: a short period of time at the beginning of something One plan had advantages over the short run. usually used in the phrase in the short runIt won't make any difference in the short run.These changes may improve profits in the short run, but they are going to cost us money in the long run.

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“The short run.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20short%20run. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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