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  1. 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for short-run

fleeting, ephemeral, brief, transitory, temporary, short-term, momentary, evanescent, fly-by-night, fugitive, impermanent, passing, quick, short, transient, fugacious, deciduous, short-haul, short-run

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  • And there is, therefore, no easy, short-run way to make them see that their plans cannot prevail.

  • The most important practical use to which the figures here given may be put are in connection with short-run problems.

    The Value of Money

    Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

  • The contrast between long-run and short-run tendencies is not necessarily the same as that between statics and dynamics.

    The Value of Money

    Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.