in the short run


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in the short run

Over a relatively brief period of time; in, during, or for the immediate future. Usually used in contrast with the long term or the far future. While their latest product saw lots of buyers in the short run, they failed to create enough buzz to generate long-term sales. Drinking may be fun in the short run, but it can cause irreparable damage to your body down the line. The bill will fund the government in the short run, it does nothing to address the overall budget deficit that still looms over the country.
See also: run, short
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in the short run

see under in the long run.
See also: run, short
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in the short run (or term)

over a brief period of time.
See also: run, short
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in the ˈshort run

concerning the immediate future: In the short run, unemployment may fall. OPPOSITE: in the long run
See also: run, short
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