far-reaching

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

Origin of far-reaching

1
First recorded in 1815–25

Other words from far-reaching

  • far-reach·ing·ly, adverb
  • far-reach·ing·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for far-reaching

far-reaching

adjective
  1. extensive in influence, effect, or range

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