Example sentences for: overarching

How can you use “overarching” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As a result, it will be important for the new department to focus on: articulating a clear overarching mission and core values; establishing a short list of initial critical priorities; assuring effective communication and information systems; and developing an overall implementation plan for the new national strategy and related reorganization.

  • In the absence of an overarching narrative of dynastic progression or decline, one's attention shifts to small marvels.

  • Using the "discussion draft" on the hallmarks of a comprehensive, integrate statewide civil legal assistance system prepared by the Project for the Future of Equal Justice as a model, the planners adopted as two overarching goals: (1) the need for the creation of a legal services delivery system that provides comprehensive, integrated high quality legal services to the client community and (2) "100% access to essential legal services for low-income Ohioans such that they are able to secure substantive and procedural equal justice."

  • It is not overarching moral or political meaning that Didion has suddenly discovered.

  • Some critics complain that "for all the crinkle and lilt" of the dialogue and the top-notch ensemble cast, the film "sags in the middle" (Stanley Kauffman, the New Republic ). Maslin warns that the film is "a collection of sea changes and splendidly realized small moments rather than a story of overarching action."


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