- 1 1.1 (scope) ámbito (masculine), campo (masculine) it's beyond the range of my study está fuera del ámbito or del campo de mi estudio the range of her knowledge was vast sus conocimientos eran amplísimosMore example sentences1.2 [Music/Música] registro (masculine) he lacks range tiene un registro muy limitado
More example sentences1.3 (bracket) if your income is within that range si sus ingresos están dentro de esos límites or son de ese orden a house in the middle price range una casa dentro de un nivel medio de precios it's within/out of our price range está dentro de/fuera de nuestras posibilidades, está dentro de/es más de lo que queremos gastar children in a given ability range niños de un determinado nivel de aptitud
- Few scientists can match the range, depth and scope of his biodiversity knowledge.
- Since then, she has gained a vast range of knowledge in all things equine.
- The play shows her range and ability as a serious actor.
- The source of this parallel intoning of liturgical melody may be traced to the natural range of the human voice.
- For the most part, the vocal ranges are narrow and would be suitable for all voice parts.
- He has what is possibly one of the best male voices and ranges in the pop music world at the moment.
- 2 2.1 (variety) variedad (feminine) a wide range of colors/prices una amplia gama or una gran variedad de colores/precios a wide range of possibilities un amplio abanico de posibilidades I have a wide range of interests mis intereses son múltiples y variados it has a limited range of applications sus usos son limitados 2.2 (selection) línea (feminine), gama (feminine) our summer range is in the shops now (British English/inglés británico) nuestra línea de verano está ya en los comerciosMore example sentences
- The centre has a wide range of classes and activities to choose from for both adults and children.
- The new savings schemes will offer a range of different investment options.
- The bank can offer a full range of products, including trade finance, securities trading and foreign exchange.
- 3 3.1 (of gun) alcance (masculine) a range of 200m un alcance de 200m at close/long range de cerca/lejos at pointblank range a quemarropa to come/be within range ponerse*/estar* a tiro it was out of range estaba fuera del alcance del arma 3.2 (of vehicle, missile) autonomía (feminine) the aircraft has a range of 4,000 miles el aparato tiene una autonomía de 4.000 millas long-range missiles misiles (masculine plural) de largo alcanceMore example sentences3.3 (sight, earshot) wait until he's within range espera hasta que esté lo suficientemente cerca y pueda ver/oír 3.4 [Telecom] (mobile telephony) cobertura (feminine) to be out of range estar* fuera de cobertura to be in range tener* cobertura
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- They warned that by 1948 increased enemy aircraft ranges would permit the extension of these attacks.
- The vehicle has a range of 214 miles with a maximum speed of 40mph.
- The truck's range is great, with the fuel light coming on at around 360 miles.
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- Look for us calling in once we get back into radio range in a few days.
- Often truck convoys and support units were out of range of each other's radios.
- He was almost in radio range, but he decided to take a break at the Hangman's Pit.
- The maximum range of those rockets was just over five miles.
- Correspondents say this is a substantial addition to the previously announced range of the country's missiles.
- The minimum and maximum ranges of the missile are 5km and 130 km.
- 4 (for shooting) campo (masculine) de tiroMore example sentences
- I want to buy a shotgun and start going to the range.
- This person has the title of ‘Field Captain’ and controls the shooting on the range.
- The gun club has some of the best target ranges in the world but has been forced to use a wartime prefab as an office and clubhouse.
- 5 (chain) cadena (feminine) a mountain range una cordillera, una cadena de montañas a range of hills una sierraMore example sentences
- Eastwards the ridge opened out in a series of bumps, dips and peaks, more like a small range of mountains than one single hill.
- By midafternoon they had reached the summit of the first range of mountains, and stopped to rest the horses.
- Ministers face legal action by a local authority for excluding a range of mountains from the Cairngorms National Park.
- 6 (stove) cocina (feminine) económicaMore example sentences
- The kitchen has an Aga range, wooden shelves and storage spaces throughout.
- They've installed oil-fired ranges and stoves.
- I remember clearly my mother's kitchen with a coal range and the hot water cylinder alongside with a tap on it for hot water.
- 7 7.1 (grazing land) pradera (feminine) 7.2 [Botany/Botánica] [Zoology/Zoología] zona (feminine) de distribución ([ donde se da una especie ])More example sentences
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- The pine barrens of New Jersey is the northernmost range of 109 southern plant species.
- Another option is to look at creating corridors between protected lands as a way of expanding the animals' ranges.
- These routes used by migratory birds for passage between wintering and breeding ranges are called flyways.
- Ranchers have to be careful not to put too many cattle on these ranges because overgrazing can lead to erosion.
- Russian knapweed is a problem in ranges and pastures in the western United States, where it grows up to 4 feet tall and takes over otherwise productive land.
- The owner of the range sold out, but he bought new land to open a replacement range.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 (vary, extend)to range
fromsth tosth their ages range from 12 to 20 son de edades comprendidas entre los 12 y los 20 años, tienen entre 12 y 20 años, sus edades oscilan entre los 12 y los 20 años the book ranges in time from the Middle Ages to the present day el libro abarca desde la Edad Media hasta nuestros días or comprende el período entre la Edad Media y nuestros días estimates range up to $20,000 hay presupuestos de hasta 20.000 dólares the conversation ranged over many topics oranged widely la conversación abarcó muchos temas
- 2 2.1 (wander) deambular they ranged far and wide in search of food deambularon por todas partes en busca de comida the animals range through the woods los animales vagan por los bosques 2.2 [Botany/Botánica] [Zoology/Zoología] extenderse*
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (line up, place) alinear they ranged themselves against the proposal se alinearon en contra de la propuesta
- 3 [cattle] pastar
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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