[ shawrt-ruhn ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌrʌn /
happening or presented for a short period of time: a short-run motion picture.
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Origin of short-run
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby short-run
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Idioms and Phrases with short run
see under long run.
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