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[ wahyd-reyn-jing ]


  1. extending over a large area; extensive or diversified in scope:

    wide-ranging lands; a wide-ranging discussion.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of wide-ranging1

First recorded in 1810–20

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Example Sentences

But is there any chance Russia will get an alternative to Echo, a stage for wide-ranging discussions?

In a wide-ranging conversation, the music god discussed his rough early days in Chicago, the state of the industry, and much more.

The Daily Beast sat down with Travolta for a wide-ranging discussion about his greatest hits and public persona.

Who are their prominent policy wonks regularly presenting anti-poverty proposals this concentrated, innovative and wide-ranging?

In a wide-ranging interview with the junior senator from Texas, there was a lot of trolling.

Particularly important among these wide-ranging correctors are two hands that I will call r1 and r2.

Hyla eximia is a wide-ranging species varying greatly geographically and individually.

Others lack power to put out a wide-ranging root supply and the first drought kills these.

The citadel affords, it is said, a wide-ranging view, but we prefer the arcades and the people to the heat of the climb.

For such work his big nature and strange character were well fitted, and his wide-ranging mind appreciated the extent of the task.





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