Definition of medium-term in English:



  • Occurring over or relating to a period of time of moderate length.

    ‘this would facilitate the company's medium-term growth’
    • ‘The Government's declared medium-term objective is to align the rates at 30 per cent.’
    • ‘The government has set forth a solid medium-term economic plan.’
    • ‘Address the medium-term future for the business.’
    • ‘The company does not yet have a medium-term corporate strategy for the next three to five years that integrates financial and operational planning issues.’
    • ‘Sadly, there seems to be little short- or medium-term prospect that the vast numbers of the poor in developing countries will get jobs.’
    • ‘It provides short to medium-term targets against which progress will be measured.’
    • ‘Council chiefs have decided that any new parking facilities in the centre of York will only be short or medium-term.’
    • ‘Improved competitiveness facilitated by the euro bodes well for Germany's medium-term economic prospects.’
    • ‘The budget is part of a long anticipated medium-term expenditure framework.’
    • ‘Overall, the short to medium-term outlook for construction seems optimistic.’
    • ‘This is the most likely medium-term solution, in the face of international condemnation and pressure, combined with its desperate need to reform its economy.’
    • ‘He believes the Australian economy has good medium-term growth prospects.’
    • ‘Current medium-term forecasts show output growth in the economy continuing above the rate for Scotland.’