Definition of 'far-reaching'
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He has a record of cautious reform as economy minister but doubts remain over whether he has the grit to push through far-reaching structural change. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Instead there are far-reaching changes taking place in society, in retail and in the workplace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We caught up with them to find out more about the forthcoming show and why London has such a far-reaching influence in electronic music. The Sun (2016)Data security breaches A breach of security policy may have far-reaching implications. Computing (2010)This means that individual parts are used across multiple brands and models, which means a fault in any one part can have far-reaching implications. Computing (2010)The return on investment was disappointing because the spending was not matched by far-reaching public sector reform. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The allegations raise serious questions about the far-reaching influence of a party donor. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This would have a far-reaching effect on the economy. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)This was an interesting discovery with far-reaching implications. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)These improvements in agriculture and transportation contributed to two important and far-reaching changes. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)They have far-reaching views across wild terrain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But how to buy them the time needed to implement far-reaching reforms that will include treaty change? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The rogue ash cloud could have far-reaching effects. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)This may have far-reaching implications in relation to the fairness of the trial. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The small pool has far-reaching views across the hills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His depravity and pure evil has had a far-reaching effect. The Sun (2008)There is a broader scandal here with far-reaching implications. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The master bedroom suite occupies the whole front of the house and has far-reaching views. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another technology with far-reaching effects on human society is knitting. Infinite in All Directions (1989)The result will have far-reaching implications for the nature and future of the coalition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It offers a pretty terraced garden and far-reaching views over the city. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The report has far-reaching implications for the future of the health service. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The poll also showed that our body image has far-reaching effects on the way we live our lives. The Sun (2012)Lawyers said they would fight what are being seen as the most far-reaching and controversial changes to the immigration system in years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It proposes far-reaching reforms of the council that may include ramifications for the judicial officer and whether he should continue to sit on it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Without far-reaching change, the opportunities brought by technology will become overwhelming threats. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Politicians will face calls for further, far-reaching reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is best, since these matters involve swift and far-reaching changes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Labour came to power, he now thinks that far-reaching reform is needed to tackle the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some will involve undoing past arrangements, while others are about more far-reaching changes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: far-reaching ADJECTIVE
If you describe actions, events, or changes as far-reaching, you mean that they have a very great influence and affect a great number of things.
The economy is in danger of collapse unless far-reaching reforms are implemented.
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