Definition of in the short run or term in English:

in the short run (or term)

In the near future: they will increase output in the short run in the short term some sacrifices may be made
More example sentences
  • You will find that it is possible to reach large numbers of the poor with these measures in the short run, even as you plan for the longer term.
  • The solutions may cost money in the short run but will save it in the long term.
  • Are they going to be able to resist the temptation of low prices in the short run in exchange for less innovation in the future?
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