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wide-ranging

Pronunciation: /ˈwaɪdˌreɪndʒɪŋ/

Translation of wide-ranging in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [powers/curriculum] amplio; [interests] variado, diverso; [effects] de gran alcance
    Example sentences
    • It is a time of energy, anticipation and a wide-ranging discussion of issues.
    • But he said Britain would play a full part in wide-ranging discussions in the future about the force.
    • Members of Parliament hate having this sort of wide-ranging power sneaked past them as much as you do.

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