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short-termism Syllabification: short-term·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌSHôrtˈtərmizəm/

Definition of short-termism in English:


Concentration on short-term projects or objectives for immediate profit at the expense of long-term security.
Example sentences
  • The California recall is symptomatic of an increasing tendency for politics to be dominated by short-termism.
  • There are powerful incentives to operate on a basis of myopic short-termism in the public-funded sector.
  • Wall Street has always suffered from an overdose of short-termism.

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