Definition of wide-ranging adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌwaɪd ˈreɪndʒɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪd ˈreɪndʒɪŋ//
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including or dealing with a large number of different subjects or areas The commission has been given wide-ranging powers. a wide-ranging discussion a wide-ranging review of public spendingExtra examples The activities stimulated a wide-ranging discussion. a wide-ranging debate/​discussion/​review wide-ranging reforms/​changes/​recommendations wide-ranging talks
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wide-ranging