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Covering an extensive range.‘a wide-ranging discussion’
comprehensive, ample, broad, extensive, large, large-scale, vast, immense, far-ranging, expansive, sweeping, encyclopedic, exhaustive, general, all-inclusive, all-embracing, universal, catholic, compendious, cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinaryView synonyms
- ‘The Spanish Jewish communities enjoyed wide-ranging economic and legal powers.’
- ‘It is a time of energy, anticipation and a wide-ranging discussion of issues.’
- ‘A month and a half ago, a wide-ranging discussion on the subject came up on a private mailing list.’
- ‘One can only hope that a capable replacement with wide-ranging musical knowledge can be found.’
- ‘Now the senatorial elite with its wide-ranging interests had lost power.’
- ‘They ask why their members should be subject to an organisation with such a wide-ranging power.’
- ‘At that stage, they had to sit a wide-ranging exam to be allowed permanent registration to practice.’
- ‘The Government is undertaking a wide-ranging review of gaming with a view to introducing new legislation next year.’
- ‘We have extraordinarily broad and wide-ranging networks of contacts, friends and family that span the globe.’
- ‘It is difficult to make neat generalizations about this wide-ranging and ambitious volume.’
- ‘The university made the award in recognition of his wide-ranging career and interests.’
- ‘It was quite interesting and wide-ranging, and one of the topics was death.’
- ‘Members of Parliament hate having this sort of wide-ranging power sneaked past them as much as you do.’
- ‘Her discussion is wide-ranging, whereas the focus of this comment will be narrow.’
- ‘But he said Britain would play a full part in wide-ranging discussions in the future about the force.’
- ‘It is a wide-ranging consultation document, comprehensive and efficient.’
- ‘It is a wide-ranging inquiry looking at all aspects of the bushfire hazard situation in Australia.’
- ‘I am pretty excited and intrigued by a film setting that makes use of such a wide-ranging soundtrack.’
- ‘The prospect of handing such potentially wide-ranging power over to the judiciary has led to a number of concerns.’
- ‘She also said the short questions at higher level were wide-ranging but needed specific answers.’
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