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reach

verb [T]
 
 
/riːtʃ/
to get to a particular high or higher level: Profits are expected to reach $11.2 billion in the hotel industry next year.reach a record/an all-time high Stocks reached a record 10-month high.
MARKETING to succeed in advertising or selling a product or service to a particular group of people: The internet is a major tool for reaching new customers.
to achieve something after careful thought or discussion: reach a conclusion/decision reach a compromise/deal
reach (an) agreement on sth to make an agreement after careful thought or discussion: The company is understood to have reached an agreement with its principal backers. The four leaders reached agreement on an $820 million state construction program.
to communicate with someone in a different place, especially by phone or email: He's out of the office right now, but I'll try and reach him on his cellphone. If you can't get through on the phone, you can always reach us by email.
(Definition of reach verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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