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Definition of "far-reaching" []

  • Having a wide range, influence, or effect: the far-reaching implications of a major new epidemic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "far-reaching" in a sentence
  • "As he notes, According to a German government report from February, the attitude of Hizballah supporters in Germany ‘is characterized by a far-reaching, unlimited acceptance of the ideology and policy of Hizballah.’"
  • "From that single word far-reaching consequences have flowed."
  • "One of the most disturbing, and one with far-reaching consequences, was the decision in City of Los Angeles v."