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English definition of “far-reaching”

far-reaching

adjective uk   /ˌfɑːˈriː.tʃɪŋ/ us    /ˌfɑːr-/
Something far-reaching has a great influence on many people or things: These new laws will have far-reaching benefits for all working mothers.
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