far-reaching

[fahr-ree-ching]
adjective
extending far in influence, effect, etc.: the far-reaching effect of his speech.

Origin:
1815–25

far-reachingly, adverb
far-reachingness, noun

far-fetched, far-flung, far-reaching.
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far-reaching
 
adj
extensive in influence, effect, or range

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Example sentences
Between oddball earthquakes and far-reaching hurricanes, much of the country is
  in disaster preparation mode right now.
These far-reaching effects illustrate the profound impact air pollution can
  have on the land.
As with all wedge issues, technical details masked a host of larger and more
  far-reaching concerns.
Whether they realize it or not, every member of our modern society makes
  far-reaching decisions every day.
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