far-reaching

adjective
far-reach·ing | \ ˈfär-ˌrē-chiŋ \

Definition of far-reaching 

: having a wide range or effect

First Known Use of far-reaching

circa 1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of far-reaching was circa 1590

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far-reaching

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English Language Learners Definition of far-reaching

: affecting many people or things : having a wide range or influence

far-reaching

adjective
far-reach·ing | \ ˈfär-ˈrē-chiŋ \

Kids Definition of far-reaching

: having a wide range, influence, or effect far-reaching changes

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