Definition of afar adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈfɑː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɑːr//
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Word OriginMiddle English of feor ‘from far’.Idioms (literary) from a long distance away He loved her from afar (= did not tell her he loved her). Even from afar the castle was most impressive.
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