far-reaching

[ fahr-ree-ching ]
/ ˈfɑrˈri tʃɪŋ /

adjective

extending far in influence, effect, etc.: the far-reaching effect of his speech.

Origin of far-reaching

First recorded in 1815–25

Related forms

far-reach·ing·ly, adverbfar-reach·ing·ness, noun

Can be confused

far-fetched far-flung far-reaching
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far-reaching


adjective

extensive in influence, effect, or range
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