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English definition of “at close quarters/range”

at close quarters/range

(from) a short distance away: When you see famous people at close quarters, they always appear much smaller than you imagined them. He was shot at close range.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of at close quarters/range from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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