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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahr fluhng]
    • /fɑr flʌŋ/
    • /ˈfɑː(r) flʌŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr fluhng]
    • /fɑr flʌŋ/

Definitions of far-flung word

  • adjective far-flung extending over a great distance. 1
  • adjective far-flung widely disbursed or distributed. 1
  • adjective far-flung found over a wide area 1
  • adjective far-flung distant, remote 1
  • adjective far-flung distant, remote 1
  • adjective far-flung Far-flung places are a very long distance away from where you are or from important places. 0

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Origin of far-flung

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Far-flung


far-flung popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for far-flung

adj far-flung

  • remote — far apart; far distant in space; situated at some distance away: the remote jungles of Brazil.
  • global — pertaining to the whole world; worldwide; universal: the dream of global peace.
  • distant — far off or apart in space; not near at hand; remote or removed (often followed by from): a distant place; a town three miles distant from here.
  • comprehensive — Something that is comprehensive includes everything that is needed or relevant.
  • far-reaching — extending far in influence, effect, etc.: the far-reaching effect of his speech.

Antonyms for far-flung

adj far-flung

  • nearby — close at hand; not far off; adjacent; neighboring: a nearby village.
  • friendly — characteristic of or befitting a friend; showing friendship: a friendly greeting.
  • close — When you close something such as a door or lid or when it closes, it moves so that a hole, gap, or opening is covered.
  • near — close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won't have to shout.
  • warm — having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath.

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