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long-range

adjective
     
Related topics: Weapons
long-range [only before noun]
1PMW able to hit something that is a long way away [≠ short-range]:
long-range nuclear missiles
He scored with a long-range shot.
2 relating to a time that continues far into the future [≠ short-range]
long-range planning/plan/forecast etc
a long-range weather forecast
the long-range goal of the project

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