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[shawrt-ruhn] /ˈʃɔrtˌrʌn/
happening or presented for a short period of time:
a short-run motion picture.
Origin of short-run
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Many firms would rather lose short-run profits than lower prices.
  • Enacting new financial transaction taxes or even more burdensome regulation will not be good for the economy in the short-run.
  • But in the long run, these economists say, the short-run pain will give way to long-term gain.
  • The second great change in the literary economy is short-run printing.
  • Third, unemployment appears to be the biggest short-run factor affecting state happiness.
  • In the short-run it probably is true that an economy needs a strong manufacturing base to succeed.
  • Admittedly, the number of homes has not fallen much yet: their fees usually cover short-run costs.
  • Come bad times, they are tempted to minimise short-run pain through protection.
  • The discussion of macroeconomics begins with long-run growth and only later moves to short-run fluctuations.
  • In budgetary terms, however, the short-run impact of the measures will be limited.

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