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short-run

[ shawrt-ruhn ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌrʌn /
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adjective
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
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Other Idioms and Phrases with short-run

short run

see under long run.

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