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long-range

Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːŋˈreɪndʒ; ˈlɒŋreɪndʒ/

Translation of long-range in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 [missile] de largo alcance; [bombardment] a distancia; [aircraft] para vuelos largos
    Example sentences
    • Now North Korea is building nuclear weapons and the long-range missiles to deliver them.
    • In fact the earth rotates, and during the time of flight of a long-range missile they will move a considerable distance.
    • In effect, even bombing and long-range missile attacks have become analogous to sniping.
    1.2 (for long period) [plans] a largo plazo
    Example sentences
    • The objective was to develop long-range strategy for future directions of the movement.
    • Start at home: the long-range forecast for the UK predicts warm and sunny weather for the rest of the month.
    • Having studied the hedgerows and the behaviour of wildlife, he would offer us a long-range forecast.

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