Meaning of “in short” in the English Dictionary

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"in short" in British English

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in short

C1 used before describing something or someone in as few words and as directly as possible:

He's disorganized, inefficient, never there when you want him - in short, the man's a pain.

(Definition of “in short” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in short" in American English

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in short

briefly:

In short, we have to decide whether to continue losing money or change the way we do business.

(Definition of “in short” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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