Intermediate terms

(Math.) the terms of a progression or series between the first and the last (which are called the extremes); the means.

See also: Intermediate

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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" Our policies do affect output and employment in the short and intermediate terms, and we must be mindful of these effects.
The most important effect of deregulation on the monetary aggregates has been on their interest elasticity over the short and intermediate terms. Many observers expected that, when deposit rates were deregulated, adjustment of these rates to market yields would forestall widespread reallocation of asset portfolios in the wake of changes in market interest rates.

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