short term

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

short term ‎(not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of short-term

Noun[edit]

short term ‎(uncountable)

  1. 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.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.

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