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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverarchingo‧ver‧arch‧ing /ˌəʊvərˈɑːtʃɪŋ◂ $ ˌoʊvərˈɑːr-/ adjective [only before noun]  EFFECT/INFLUENCEincluding or influencing every part of something The crisis gave an overarching justification to the government’s policy.
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overarchingBut this indeterminacy should not, and ultimately can not, be hidden or brought together under a single overarching account.On the debit side, he frustratingly falls short of any overarching analysis.Productivity and efficiency are overarching concerns at the factory.Globalization has been characterized as the overarching global political process.Many historians prefer of course the overarching pattern.Globalization is the overarching process, linked in different ways to both integration and fragmentation.the overarching sky
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