Definition of short-run in English:


Syllabification: short-run


  • 1Taken or considered over a short time period; short-term: the short-run impact appears to be positive
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    • Proposals to increase dividends, if implemented, may reduce investor and hence management interest in short-run stock price fluctuations.
    • Increase in poverty in the short-run is a price that has to be paid for long-term economic growth.
    • Noticeably larger effects are only likely to be elicited under implausibly high values of the short-run trade price elasticity.
  • 1.1 Printing Produced in or relating to a print run of relatively few copies.
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    • For example, echoing King, he says short runs aren't profitable to do on large production machines, and so digital printing will probably spur short-run activity.
    • Alison Hardy, president of FabriCad Consulting, agrees with them that it is critical that digital printing becomes feasible for short-run work.

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