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short-run vs. long-run

short run vs. long run: What's the difference?

Short run and long run refer to things that happen over a period of time. Being in it for the long run means that you will stick with something or someone despite difficulties, see it through until the end. Things that take place in the short run happen over only a short period of time, and most likely are coming up soon.

[ shawrt-ruhn ]
  1. happening or presented for a short period of time: a short-run motion picture.
[ lawng-ruhn, long- ]
  1. happening or presented over a long period of time or having a long course of performances: a long-run hit play.

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