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English definition of “range”

range

noun     /reɪndʒ/
OF THINGS [C] B1 a group of different things of the same general type : a range of colours / patterns We discussed a wide range of subjects .Range and limitsGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
AMOUNT [C] B2 the amount or number between a particular set of limits : [usually singular] The price range is from $ 100 to $200. The product is aimed at young people in the 18-25 age range.Range and limits
DISTANCE [U] the distance from which things can be seen , heard , or reached : The soldiers came within firing range. He was shot at close range (= from very near).Range and limits
MOUNTAINS [C] a line of hills or mountains Hills and mountains
SHOOTING [C] a place where you can practise shooting a gun : a rifle / shooting range Guns
(Definition of range noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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