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English definition of “be far removed from sth”

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be far removed from sth

formal
C2 to be very different from something: It's a wonderful experience but it's far removed from reality.
Translations of “be far removed from sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…大相徑庭, 與…迥然不同, 和…有天壤之別…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…大相径庭, 与…迥然不同, 和…有天壤之别…
(Definition of be far removed from sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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