Definition of 'overarch'
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Different villages within a larger cultural unit are highly autonomous and there is no overarching structure of the whole.Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
She then helped to set up a command centre, pulling together various systems into one overarching facility.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But the corporation has now axed all head of channel roles to make one overarching responsible 1billion budget.The Sun (2016)
There are no overarching themes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The overarching theme of the government's educational reforms has been to enhance opportunity for all pupils regardless of background or ability.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The overarching theme linking the twenty essays is that the rise of American democracy is inextricably linked to the rise of mass literacy.The Times Literary Supplement (2013) Christianity Today (2000)
She is not in thrall to any overarching theory, so the questions she asks remain cogent, real and often unanswerable.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Individuals, we are told, should not be seen as the mere creatures of their positions in some overarching social structure.Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)
The overarching theme of this dark and powerful book is that Russia is a lawless place, where the powerful do as they wish.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A series of piecemeal settlements, rather than one overarching deal, is more likely given the variety and number of parties.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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