far-off

adjective
\ ˈfär-ˌȯf How to pronounce far-off (audio) \

Definition of far-off

: remote in time or space

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First Known Use of far-off

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Far-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far-off. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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far-off

adjective
\ ˈfär-ˈȯf \

Kids Definition of far-off

: distant in time or space

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