Definition of short-run in English:

short-run

Syllabification: short-run
Pronunciation: /ˈSHôrtˌrən/

adjective

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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