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covering or applying to a relatively short period of time.
maturing over a relatively short period of time:
a short-term loan.
(of profit, loss, interest, etc.) of or relating to a short term, especially one year or less.
of, for, or extending over a limited period
(finance) extending over, maturing within, or required within a short period of time, usually twelve months: short-term credit, short-term capital


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