outreach

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ reach

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun): enPR: outʹrēch, IPA(key): /ˈaʊtɹiːtʃ/
    • (file)
  • (verb): enPR: out-rēchʹ, IPA(key): /aʊtˈɹiːtʃ/
  • Rhymes: -iːtʃ

Noun[edit]

outreach (countable and uncountable, plural outreaches)

  1. The act of reaching out.
  2. The extent or length of one's reach.
  3. The act or practice of visiting and providing services (of a charity, church, or other organization) to people who might not otherwise have access to those services.
    He is involved in social outreach, education and environmental initiatives.
    • 2021 January 27, Paul Stephen, “Compassion and a community spirit”, in RAIL, number 923, page 50:
      Perhaps the most significant role for Katrina and her team is their outreach work with those who would otherwise have a barrier to travel.

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Verb[edit]

outreach (third-person singular simple present outreaches, present participle outreaching, simple past and past participle outreached)

  1. (transitive) To reach further than.
  2. (transitive) To surpass or exceed.
  3. (intransitive) To go too far.
  4. (intransitive) To provide charitable or religious services to people who would otherwise not have access to those services.

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