Short-term meaning

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The definition of short term is something temporary or not meant to last.

An example of short term is a one week lease.

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Of or pertaining to the near or immediate future.

This short-term plan deals with the next few days.

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Of or pertaining to a short duration of time.

Short-term exposure.

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Alternative spelling of short-term.
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The near future; a comparatively brief time period starting with the present moment (other time of reference); the time in which immediate needs and goals are relevant.
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Involving or lasting a relatively brief time.
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For or extending over a short time.
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Designating or of a bond, capital gain, etc. that involves a relatively short period of time, usually less than a year, for maturity, repayment, amortization, etc. or for computing tax liability.
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Designating memory involving recent facts or events.
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Over or for a short period of time.
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Origin of short-term