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.
extensive, wide-ranging, radical, profound, comprehensive, widespread, all-embracing, overarching, across the board, sweeping, blanket, wholesale;
important, significant, major, of great import, of significance, ambitious, momentous, life-changing, of moment, weighty, consequential, of consequence
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