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short-term Line breaks: short-term
Pronunciation: /ˌʃɔːtˈtəːm/

Definition of short-term in English:

adjective

Occurring over or relating to a short period of time: it might be a wise short-term investment
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  • Her short-term memory is very poor but she has a great mind for trivia about old film stars.
  • The Minister said that the short-term objective now is to get the talks back on track.
  • There is a trend for houses to be bought up and rented out to short-term residents.

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