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Definition of outstretched adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outstretched

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈstretʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈstretʃt//
 
 
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(of parts of the body) stretched or spread out as far as possible He ran towards her with arms outstretched/with outstretched arms. She took her father’s outstretched hand.
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