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far-reaching

[fahr-ree-ching] /ˈfɑrˈri tʃɪŋ/
adjective
1.
extending far in influence, effect, etc.:
the far-reaching effect of his speech.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
Related forms
far-reachingly, adverb
far-reachingness, noun
Can be confused
far-fetched, far-flung, far-reaching.
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Examples for farreaching
  • His reign was remarkable for its manifold and farreaching reforms.
British Dictionary definitions for farreaching

far-reaching

adjective
1.
extensive in influence, effect, or range
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Word Origin and History for farreaching

far-reaching

adj.

1824, from far + present participle of reach (v.).

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