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Definition of wide-reaching in English:


Having important and widely applicable effects: a proposal with wide-reaching implications a wide-reaching newspaper campaign
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  • A widespread slowdown in the growth of tropical trees could have wide-reaching impacts, given how important forests are economically.
  • A ruling by the European Court of Justice last week will have wide-reaching implications for Irish taxpayers, according to tax experts.
  • On a global scale, the wide-reaching impact of climate change is also taking a toll on the oceans.
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