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English definition of “reach”

reach

noun (PART)    /riːtʃ/
reaches [plural] a part of a river or part of an area of land: The expedition set out for the upper reaches of the Amazon. There was little snow on the lower reaches of the ski run. We know very little about the farthest/outermost reaches of the universe.Parts of watercoursesAreas of land in generalSpace - general words the highest or lowest levels of an organization: The news has shocked the upper reaches of the government.Position and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of reach noun (PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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