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See also: short-term
- Alternative spelling of
- The near future; a comparatively brief time period starting with the present moment (or other time of reference); the time in which immediate needs and goals are relevant.
- Except in attributive uses (treated here as adjectival; see short-term), this term is primarily found in the phrases in the short term and over the short term.
- (the near future): near term
- (the near future): long term