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Meaning of “short-term security” in the English Dictionary

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short-term securitynoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   STOCK MARKET
a ​financialinvestment such as a ​bond that will be ​paid back in less than five ​years: The ​drop in the ​dollar caused little ​reaction in ​interestrates on ​short-term securities. The aftermath of the ​crisissent a ​signal to ​investors that they are less likely to ​sustainlosses by investing in ​short-term securities.
(Definition of short-term security from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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