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

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"short-term security" in Business English

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short-term securitynoun [ C, usually plural ]


a financial investment such as a bond that will be paid back in less than five years:

The drop in the dollar caused little reaction in interest rates on short-term securities.
The aftermath of the crisis sent a signal to investors that they are less likely to sustain losses by investing in short-term securities.

(Definition of “short-term security” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)