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short-term

Pert. to a brief period of time, usually as long as a day but less than a month. In business and finance, the same period is a year or less.
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--Negative low single digit revenue organic constant currency revenue growth, driven by mid-single digit growth in Solutions Software offseting low-single digit declines in Transaction Processing Software in the near term.
The specialty products being launched in the near term will create a solid revenue and margin base to help subsidize the ongoing clinical trials and research and development projects for the Athenex proprietary pipeline.
(1.) Upadhyay A et al., Effect of umbilical cord milking in term and near term infants: randomized control trial, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2013, 208(2):120.el-e6.
"We're making new lows and the bull case for gold is on pause for the near term," said Adam Klopfenstein, senior market strategist for precious metals at Lind Waldock in Chicago.
Similar to South Korea, exports of electric equipment, machinery, chemical products and metal products to Japan will fall in the near term. Taiwanese manufacturers of LCD display panels, semiconductor equipment, autos and parts will also suffer as components are mostly imported from Japan.
The Bank of England said that the consumer prices index (CPI) could rise to between four per cent and five per cent in the near term. Further, it added that the CPI could remain above the target two per cent for the whole of 2011.
In general, most respondents agreed that the promise of toxicogenomics to reduce the use of animals in testing would not be realized in the near term, and none felt that in vitro toxicogenomics methods would ever completely replace animals in toxicologic testing.
In the near term, ferrous scrap dealers are receiving plenty of inquiries from buyers of their scrap, and most see 2005 as a continuation of a pattern where buying sufficient scrap supply will remain the critical challenge.
Prices may well continue to rise strongly in the near term, underpinning strong growth in consumer spending, the Bank's quarterly inflation report said.
"Magnetic disks work well in applications requiring faster data retrieval in the near term, but do not provide secure long-term storage.
Most pressing in the near term is the need to execute a complex global project in which the rules and deadlines continue to change.