close-in

[klohs-in]
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adjective

near, as to a common center; adjacent, especially to a city: The city is enveloping its close-in suburbs.
occurring or provided at close quarters: Fighter planes provided daring close-in air support.

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  • That cut the range way down, even for this close-in weapon, but it would be dangerous for Reine if he used more.