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wide-ranging

[wahyd-reyn-jing] /ˈwaɪdˈreɪn dʒɪŋ/
adjective
1.
extending over a large area; extensive or diversified in scope:
wide-ranging lands; a wide-ranging discussion.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • The findings suggest a need for fundamental improvements to the caging of naturally wide-ranging carnivores.
  • Furthermore, these studies are hampered by the fact that sharks tend to be wide-ranging, open ocean fish.
  • The wide-ranging festival's fifteenth anniversary brings nearly two hundred companies to twenty downtown venues.
  • The viola offers wide-ranging, rising-and-falling phrases.
  • Tigers were solitary and wide-ranging and needed to be fed many times their weight in perfectly edible animal protein.
  • Here is an edited transcript of our wide-ranging conversation.
  • We brought together three experts for a wide-ranging video conversation on what might happen next.
  • The result was a wide-ranging and thought-provoking conversation.
  • The wide-ranging nature of creative-campus initiatives has been particularly striking.
  • Deans and provosts asked one another for advice about how to handle wide-ranging-and in many cases, unprecedented-rescissions.

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