overarching

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌəʊvərˈɑːtʃɪŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌoʊvərˈɑɹtʃɪŋ/, /ˌoʊvərˈɑɹkɪŋ/

Verb[edit]

overarching

  1. present participle of overarch

Adjective[edit]

overarching ‎(comparative more overarching, superlative most overarching)

  1. That forms an overhead arch
  2. (by extension) all-embracing or overwhelming
    The work attains narrative continuity, variety in its stories, and unity through the overarching idea of metamorphosis

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