Definition of far-ranging in English:


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Having important and widely applicable effects or implications: a public inquiry would address far-ranging issues decisions that had far-ranging consequences these new sites are yielding far-ranging benefits for millions of citizens
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  • The severity of the depression brought to Washington a president whose imposing legacy included the rise of big government and far-ranging intervention in the economy
  • There are few sociotechnical shifts with such far-ranging benefits as the move from unsustainable energy to clean, green micropower.
  • The far-ranging topics mirrored hot issues like security, energy and productivity, among others; many sessions were standing-room only.

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