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English definition of “far”


/fɑːr/ (farther, farthest, further, furthest)
B2 [always before noun] describes the part of something that is most distant from you or from the centre: His office is at the far end of the corridor. They live in the far south of the country.Distant in space and time
the far left/right used to describe political groups whose opinions are very extreme → See also be a far cry from sthPolitical movements and groups
(Definition of far adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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