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far-reaching Line breaks: far-reaching
Pronunciation: /ˌfɑːˈriːtʃɪŋ/

Definition of far-reaching in English:


Having important and widely applicable effects or implications: a series of far-reaching political reforms
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  • The far-reaching implications of this are surely of extreme importance.
  • That report would later have far-reaching implications for South African politics.
  • Simple changes to the supply and demand rules can have far-reaching effects.
important, significant, major, of great import, of significance, ambitious, momentous, life-changing, of moment, weighty, consequential, of consequence
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