Definitions for overarchingˌoʊ vərˈɑr tʃɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•arch•ingˌoʊ vərˈɑr tʃɪŋ(adj.)

  1. forming an arch above.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. encompassing or overshadowing everything.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of overarching:

1710–20

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  1. overarching(Adjective)

    That forms an overhead arch

  2. overarching(Adjective)

    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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