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)The overarching theme was new beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The narrative's overarching theme is how humans cope with the unthinkable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An overarching structure exists to determine and deliver policies across Europe. 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)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)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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