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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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long-rangeˌlong-ˈrange adjective [only before noun]  1 PMWable to hit something that is a long way away opp short-range long-range nuclear missiles He scored with a long-range shot.2 FARrelating to a time that continues far into the future opp short-rangelong-range planning/plan/forecast etc a long-range weather forecast the long-range goal of the project
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long-rangethe city's long-range development plansTheir long-range dream of flying was probably grounded, however.These long-range goals shape our long-term training plans.Hekmatyar's fighters quickly joined the fray, launching long-range missile attacks into the city against Masud's forces.There are fears that the country has produced long-range missiles capable of reaching across the border.Club range officers would also undergo additional training, and the club would put together a long-range plan.We wanted some one who had a long-range view.long-range ... missilesFor instance: Does the United States need 18 Trident submarines carrying long-range nuclear missiles?It revealed 10,000 chemical bombs, as well as 50 Scud missiles, including at least 30 with chemical warheads for long-range missiles.Several time zones away, a nuclear submarine conducted a surprise test-firing of two long-range ballistic missiles.long-range planning/plan/forecast etcThey focused on concrete, short-term initiatives as well as long-range planning.. 4.The 66-year-old poet said the grant will enable him to make some long-range plans.We meet monthly for brainstorming and long-range planning.Yet few economists are comfortable with the reliability of such long-range forecasts.Such endeavors required long-range planning and huge investments.The long-range forecast prophesies Mean temperatures and azure skies.Its initial long-range plan, published in 1962, called for $ 400 million in capital improvements from the-state.Sunnyvale has married its budget system to a long-range planning system.
From Longman Business Dictionarylong-rangeˈlong-range adjective [only before a noun]1long-range decisions, plans etc are for a period of time far into the futurethe company’s long-range strategy for its health care business2TRAVELa long-range plane can fly long distances without having to stopThe 767 is a wide-body, long-range plane.
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