run

noun /rʌn/
1. a period of time during which a machine is working
a cheque run a series of cheques processed through a computer
2. a rush to buy something
The Post Office reported a run on the new stamps.
a run on the bank a rush by customers to take deposits out of a bank which they think may close down
a run on the pound a rush to sell pounds and buy other currencies
verb /rʌn/
to manage or to organise something
She runs a mail-order business from home.
They run a staff sports club.
He is running a multimillion-pound company.
1. to be in a particular state or to be taking place in a particular way
The meeting was running late.
2. to continue or to last
The lease runs for twenty years.
The lease has only six months to run.
(NOTE: runningranhas run)
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‘…applications for mortgages are running at a high level’ [Times]
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‘…with interest rates running well above inflation, investors want something that offers a return for their money’ [Business Week]

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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