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nounthe short view
Consideration of the present and immediate future only:‘you will say I was taking the short view’
- ‘That sounds logical, but lots of companies take the short view.’
- ‘It's the nature of the money industry to take the short view, says Kujawa.’
- ‘The Association recommends that institutions take the long view rather than the short view in determining appropriate responses to matters of tenure density.’
- ‘Taking the short view, no matter the personnel decision, has never been their calling card.’
- ‘We need to change the behavior traits that make this media ‘society’ avoid risks and constantly opt for the short view.’
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