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range

noun ambit, area, arena, boundaries, bounds, breadth, compass, distance, earshot, extent, field, gamut, genus, hearing, limit, line, perimeter, power, reach, scope, space, span, sphere, stretch, sweep
See also: aptitude, area, arrange, capacity, chain, circuit, classify, course, coverage, degree, direction, extent, file, fix, gamut, hierarchy, jurisdiction, latitude, magnitude, perambulate, province, prowl, purview, region, scene, scope, sort, space, sphere

RANGE. This word is used in the land laws of the United States to designate the order of the location of such lands, and in patents from the United States to individuals they are described as being within a certain range.

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The dynamics of the unemployment duration distribution are determined by the net outflow rates from unemployment (outflows, from figure 5, net of inflows, from figure 4) within different duration ranges.
8 years, patients reported a duration range of from 3 months to 58 years, she said.
Portfolios of debt instruments that have defined patterns of principal amortization can be pooled with instruments that have erratic principal amortization in order to smooth interest earnings and make it easier to track and maintain a benchmark rate of return within a defined duration range.
Rather, selection can also be limited to pitch range, duration range, melodic fragments, and so on.
NYSE: FDI) (the "Fund") announced today that the Board of Directors of the Fund approved the following, effective June 12, 2012: 1) changing the Fund's permitted weighted average duration range from the current static range of 4 to 10 years to O2 years of its benchmark index;1 and 2) removing the reference to the average effective maturity range.