long-range
long-range long-range adj. 1. involving an extended span of time; -- of plans, goals, or predictions; as, long-range goals; a long-range weather forecast. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. suitable for or reaching long distances; as, a long-range missile; long-range nuclear capability. [WordNet 1.5]


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