Definition of 'range'
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Example sentences containing 'range'
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The range of trips available is extensive. The Sun (2016)It follows calls for leading universities to accept pupils from a wider range of backgrounds. The Sun (2016)One of the things he likes most about the new range is that the packaging has changed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You think about the range of choice people have got to spend their pounds on. The Sun (2017)When it comes back in range he jabs it with the tip of his spear gun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The range that cats can hear is much broader than ours. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The Co-op decided to sell the outlets because they were not big enough to stock a large enough range. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sterling was darting around, looking for pockets of space, but missing a glorious chance from close range. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The range of brushes available for acrylic painting is vast. Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)My tastes are currently much wider and range all the way from classical to jazz. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This book is exemplary for its range of people alone. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She also backed gun ranges such as the one where she works. The Sun (2012)You should go for depth of interest rather than a large range of shallow interests. How to Face Interviews (1981)Wasps conceded two within kicking range in that time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The road has to buck and turn back on itself to cross each range. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)He must pick his running lines and range of passes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can extend your range tremendously by experimenting with different styles. Training with N.L.P. (1994)The available range of issues on which to campaign is dazzling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At the same time the techniques are being employed in a wide range of circumstances. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)Selection for promotion in all three services requires input from a whole range of people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He let us loose off a couple of rounds in the testing range at the back. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Doctors said that most of the victims had been shot from close range in the head or chest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But these forecasts come in the form of fan charts showing a wide range of uncertainty about future prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The case can be made in a wide range of areas and has already been made strongly in the banking industry. The Global Marketplace (1993)Until now the coalition partners have had rows on a range of policy areas while maintaining a united front on economic affairs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The range of electric cars on one charge is about 80 miles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The chain sells a range of products from furniture and toys to food and drink, plus camping gear. The Sun (2013)If you want to be greener than your neighbour there is a range of eco-friendly cars to choose from. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are being used by a much wider range of chains and other businesses, including luxury brands, to promote or test product lines or locations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'range'
British English: range /reɪndʒ/ NOUN
area covered The range of something is the maximum area within which it can reach things or detect things.
...a radio with a range of 2 miles.
- American English: range limits
- Arabic: مَدَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: limite
- Chinese: 射程
- Croatian: opseg
- Czech: rozsah
- Danish: rækkevidde
- Dutch: bereik
- European Spanish: ámbito
- Finnish: vaihteluväli
- French: gamme
- German: Reichweite
- Greek: εμβέλεια
- Italian: gamma
- Japanese: 範囲 limits
- Korean: 범위
- Norwegian: spennvidde
- Polish: zasięg granice
- European Portuguese: limite
- Romanian: rază de acțiune
- Russian: диапазон
- Spanish: ámbito
- Swedish: räckvidd
- Thai: ขอบเขต
- Turkish: sınır
- Ukrainian: діапазон
- Vietnamese: phạm vi
British English: range /reɪndʒ/ NOUN
mountains A range of mountains or hills is a line of them.
...snowy mountain ranges.
- American English: range mountains
- Arabic: سِلْسِلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cadeia montanhas
- Chinese: 山脉
- Croatian: lanac
- Czech: pásmo horské
- Danish: bjergkæde
- Dutch: keten bergen
- European Spanish: cordillera
- Finnish: vuoristo
- French: chaîne montagne
- German: Bergkette
- Greek: οροσειρά
- Italian: catena
- Japanese: 山脈 mountains
- Korean: 방목장
- Norwegian: rekkevidde
- Polish: pasmo góry
- European Portuguese: cadeia montanhas
- Romanian: lanț
- Russian: гряда
- Spanish: cadena de montañas
- Swedish: höjdsträckning
- Thai: ทิวเขา
- Turkish: sıradağ
- Ukrainian: хребет
- Vietnamese: dãy
British English: range /reɪndʒ/ VERB
If things range between two points or range from one point to another, they vary within these points on a scale of measurement or quality.
The children range in age from five to fourteen.
- American English: range
- Arabic: يَتَرَاوَحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: variar dentro de um limite
- Chinese: 排列
- Croatian: kretati se od do
- Czech: pohybovat se mezi v rozmezí
- Danish: spænde
- Dutch: uitstrekken (zich) reiken
- European Spanish: abarcar
- Finnish: vaihdella
- French: varier aller de ... à
- German: reichen von bis
- Greek: κυμαίνομαι
- Italian: estendersi
- Japanese: 変化する
- Korean: 변동하다
- Norwegian: variere
- Polish: znaleźć się w zasięgu
- European Portuguese: variar dentro de um limite
- Romanian: a varia
- Russian: выстраивать в ряд
- Spanish: abarcar
- Swedish: sträcka (sig)
- Thai: มีหลากหลาย
- Turkish: çeşitlilik göstermek
- Ukrainian: розташовувати в порядку
- Vietnamese: thay đổi giữa hai mức
Definition of range from the Collins English Dictionary
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