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overarching

adjective over·arch·ing \ˌō-vər-ˈär-chiŋ\

: including or influencing every part of something

Full Definition of OVERARCHING

1
:  forming an arch overhead
2
:  dominating or embracing all else <overarching goals>
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Examples of OVERARCHING

  1. Computer downtime is an overarching problem in all departments.

First Known Use of OVERARCHING

1720

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