Example sentences for: overarching

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

  • A clunky six-pager summarizes the century in thick newsweekly-ese: "The overarching theme of the century's first half was the rise of state power.

  • Other things that come to mind are The Who with their rock operas, Tommy and Quadrophenia , the way they presented those as overarching allegories about everything, and Pete Townshend, who always seemed so humorless about it all.

  • 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.

  • As a result, her overarching philosophy regarding awareness efforts was that users who thoroughly understood the risks were better equipped to use good judgment when faced with a potential security breach.

  • I agree with the overarching point of Douglas J. Besharov and Jacob W. Dembosky's article, "Child Abuse: Threat or Menace?"


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