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English definition of “range”


noun (LIMIT)    /reɪndʒ/
B2 [S] the amount , number , or type of something between an upper and a lower limit : The price range is from $ 100 to $500. The product is aimed at young people in the 18–25 age range. The coat was in/out of my price range. This type of work is outside /beyond/out of my range (of experience ).Range and limits C2 [S or U] the distance within which you can see , hear , or hit someone: The ship was in/out of range of our guns . He was shot at point blank /at close range (= from very near).Measurements of length and distance [S] the period of time in the future within which something is planned or expected to happen : long-range plans short- /medium-/ long -range weather forecasting Range and limits [S] the distance that a vehicle or aircraft can travel without having to stop for more fuel : short- /medium-/ long-range airliners Measurements of length and distance [C] all the musical notes that a singer can sing or a musical instrument is able to produce Playing musicSinging in generalSinging in general
(Definition of range noun (LIMIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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