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 Dictionary entry overview: What does short-term mean? 

SHORT-TERM (adjective)
  The adjective SHORT-TERM has 1 sense:

1. relating to or extending over a limited period

  Familiarity information: SHORT-TERM used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SHORT-TERM (adjective)

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Relating to or extending over a limited period


short-run; short-term

Context examples:

short-run planning / a short-term lease / short-term credit


short (primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration)

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