Definition of “in the short run” - English Dictionary

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“in the short run” in British English

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in the short run

at a time that is near in the future:

It's not a long term solution, but it will save money in the short run.

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

“in the short run” in American English

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in the short run

for a short period of time:

This may save money in the short run, but it will eventually cost you more.

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

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