Definition of far-reaching adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌfɑː ˈriːtʃɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɑːr ˈriːtʃɪŋ//
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likely to have a lot of influence or many effects far-reaching consequences/implications far-reaching changes/reformsExtra examples The changes have far-reaching implications for the food industry. The decision by the European Court will have far-reaching consequences. The organization was undergoing far-reaching reforms.
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