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short run

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or limited to only a short or immediate period of time. This sort of short-run planning is fine while the company is being set up, but you need to start setting some long-term goals and strategies.
2. noun A short length of time; an immediate or limited period in which to act or effect change. Congress approved funding to cover the country's debt for the short run, but a more permanent solution will have to be reached before the December 31 deadline. This minimum wage increase may have a negative effects on businesses in the short run, but they will be dwarfed by the benefits down the line.
See also: run, short

short run

see under long run.
See also: run, short
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The short-run result obtained here can be qualified in one important way.
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Services available for short-run and long-run molding.
Continuing along this line, we define the short-run as that time period for which the general price level is also variable along with the quantity of labor but the quantity of capital, technology, and factor prices remain fixed.
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The short-run interest rate equation is estimated using cointegration and error-correction modeling.
Had the rates gone through as proposed, many short-run magazines would have faced 40-percent increases in postage, a blow that would drive some out of business.
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This finding supports the proposition that it is inventory, not demand, that plays the key role in responding to short-run price changes.
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This paper examines the short-run trade-off between unemployment and inflation in the United States' economy.
The short-run efficacy of monetary policy is diminished slightly by the slower passthrough of changes in bond rates to the yield on equity, but this diminution is largely offset by a faster passthrough of changes in short-term rates to long-term rates.