Meaning of in the short term in English:

in the short term

Translate in the short term into Spanish


(also in the short run)
  • In the near future.

    ‘in the short term some sacrifices may be made’
    • ‘they will increase output in the short run’
    • ‘You will find that it is possible to reach large numbers of the poor with these measures in the short run, even as you plan for the longer term.’
    • ‘The solutions may cost money in the short run but will save it in the long term.’
    • ‘Are they going to be able to resist the temptation of low prices in the short run in exchange for less innovation in the future?’
    • ‘I'm not really certain of where I'm trying to go in the short run, although I do know where I want it all to end up.’
    • ‘But in the short run, in an economy struggling to generate jobs and income, it's not such good news.’
    • ‘Because the US dollar is the international reserve currency, the Americans can get away with a big deficit in the short run.’
    • ‘Leaving money on deposit is safer in the short run.’
    • ‘And it's very hard to see that improvement is going to come in the short run.’
    • ‘It hurts us in the long run, and it hurts consumers in the short run.’
    • ‘The only difference is that they have an additional duty of brainwashing people in order to make the scheme acceptable to them in the short run.’


(also over the short term)
  • Over or for a short period of time.

    • ‘these ventures are unlikely to yield much return in the short term’