Definition of wide-reaching in English:


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  • Having important and widely applicable effects: a proposal with wide-reaching implications a wide-reaching newspaper campaign
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    • The arrest was one of 21 in a wide-reaching sting operation involving race-fixing.
    • Parliament must hold a full and wide-reaching inquiry into the domestic operations of our intelligence services, and it must do so publicly and openly.
    • It is important that individuals and communities get involved at an early stage when these wide-reaching plans are prepared.

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