long-range

adjective \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈrānj \

Definition of long-range

1 :relating to or fit for long distances
  • long-range rockets
2 :involving or taking into account a long period of time
  • long-range planning

First Known Use of long-range

1809


LONG-RANGE Defined for English Language Learners

long-range

adjective

Definition of long-range for English Language Learners

  • : able to travel or be used over great distances

  • : involving a long period of time


LONG-RANGE Defined for Kids

long-range

adjective \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈrānj \

Definition of long-range for Students

1 :involving a long period of time
  • long-range planning
2 :capable of traveling or being used over great distances
  • long-range rockets

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