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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfar-fetchedˌfar-ˈfetched adjective  BELIEVEextremely unlikely to be true or to happen All this may sound a bit far-fetched, but companies are already developing ‘intelligent’ homes.
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far-fetchedAt the time, his ideas were considered far-fetched.As things stand, any claim that he could muster more than 5 % seems far-fetched.If this were an outline for a novel it would probably be rejected as too far-fetched.This approach may seem far-fetched, and there is a danger of reading too much of significance into oral reading errors.That possibility is not as far-fetched as it may seem from outside.The idea of travelling to other solar systems may sound far-fetched but scientists now see it as a real possibility.His lawyers argue that the charges are based on a far-fetched conspiracy theory.The following story seems to be far-fetched, unreal; yet it happened.
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