Definition of long-range in English:

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adjective

1(Especially of vehicles or missiles) able to be used or be effective over long distances: long-range bombers
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  • 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.
2Relating to a period of time that extends far into the future: long-range forecasts
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  • 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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