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Do not fret too much about their short-term assessment of this one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This administration is not interested in exploiting divides to gain short-term political hits. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What impact has the credit crunch had on the short-term outlook for banks? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not by policies aimed at them exclusively or at their narrow short-term economic interests alone. Hirst, Paul After Thatcher (1989)Too often the short-term gains were illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The country cannot afford short-term political dogma or swings from one policy to another. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It might seem strange that with all of these negatives the short-term outlook is fairly good. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is understandable that businesses have now focused their attention on the short-term economic situation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The costs of that mismanagement have far outweighed the short-term gains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once again our environment is set to suffer for the sake of short-term political convenience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It also said that it was confident of its short-term trading outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is also a bet on short-term economic recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That makes them cheap enough to buy in the hope of a short-term gain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some coaches will spend much of their budget on players to try to shore up their own short-term future. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is an utter disgrace to sell off our utilities to foreign companies for a short-term gain of capital. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet recent experience in the eurozone suggests that bond investors are as worried about growth as about short-term deficit targets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These artificial woodlands are usually a short-term programme and are likely to be cut long before they reach beauty and maturity. Page, Russell The Education of a Gardener (1994)This is aimed at stopping executives from running the company for short-term gains rather than with a view to the long term. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The most complex of the three relationships is the third and it demands a biblical framework put in place before limited short-term agreements are entered into. Christianity Today (2000)Although the story is still the same long term, short-term progress looks limited. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Away from its core business, the company provides short-term managed office space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's all about short-term headlines rather than big ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her own short-term future centres on finishing her next book, which is due for publication next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And that has outraged fans who are still reeling after accountants voiced concerns about the short-term financial viability of Liverpool. The Sun (2009)Loans are usually short-term, and the owner can redeem the goods at any time by paying off the loan plus interest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'short-term'

British English: short-term ADJECTIVE
Short-term is used to describe things that will last for a short time, or things that will have an effect soon rather than in the distant future.
Investors weren't concerned about short-term profits over the next few years.

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