Definition of 'medium-term'
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There remain three genuine reasons to worry about the medium-term outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In these circumstances a credible medium-term fiscal consolidation plan would make a sustainable recovery more likely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The immediacy of nationalisation is removed and there is a clearer medium-term prospect for the business. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company is confident over medium-term prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The big worry for retailers is that the medium-term prospects may be not much better. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I think the medium-term outlook for the world is quite tricky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is not a full-scale spending review because of uncertainties about the medium-term economic outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Set short and medium-term goals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Interims are high-flying senior executives who parachute into companies for short to medium-term projects. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you are a short or medium-term investor, hold. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He just wasn't ready to get into a short to medium-term relationship. The Sun (2013)The much bigger medium-term risk is still of prices rising too slowly, not too fast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ms Long warned that medium-term measures would not be enough. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We see an increase in borrower interest in longer-term fixes when the margin between longer and medium-term fixes narrows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You could also consider serviced offices, where you can have short or medium-term rental periods with a range of supporting services on offer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A medium-term expenditure plan was adopted, the effect of which was to bring down spending sharply initially and slow its growth subsequently. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'medium-term'
British English: medium-term NOUN
The medium-term is the period of time which lasts a few months or years beyond the present time, in contrast with the short term or the long term.
The medium-term economic prospects remained poor.
- American English: medium term
- Brazilian Portuguese: médio prazo
- Chinese: 中期
- European Spanish: plazo medio
- French: moyen terme
- German: mittlere Frist
- Italian: medio termine
- Japanese: 中期
- Korean: 중단기의
- European Portuguese: a médio prazo
- Spanish: mediano plazo
Definition of medium-term from the Collins English Dictionary
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