short-term: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shôrt'tûrm'), [key]
— adj.
  1. covering or applying to a relatively short period of time.
  2. maturing over a relatively short period of time: a short-term loan.
  3. (of profit, loss, interest, etc.) of or pertaining to a short term, esp. one year or less.
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