Forming an arch (over something).
Dominating or overshadowing all other considerations.
That forms an overhead arch
all-embracing or overwhelming
The work attains narrative continuity, variety in its stories, and unity through the overarching idea of metamorphosis
The numerical value of overarching in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of overarching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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I think there's an overarching purpose in her life. She really wants to help in whatever way she can, she's very much a forward-looking woman.
The overarching concern in this market is the growing inventory levels for crude, and that doesn't seem to be easing despite the strong refinery runs we've been having.
Everything that we’ve done since then has supported that overarching goal, what the president said five years ago, you have to take that in totality and all its context.
Patient handwashing is not a routine practice in hospitals, we need to build on the overarching principles we’ve already developed with adult learning theories and bring them to patients.
These kinds of studies, they don’t nail down the specifics, they nail down the grand overarching view of something as a signal to look here. It’s not saying anything is good or bad here.
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