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outreach

out·reach

outreach

 
pronunciation:
aUt rich
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: outreached, outreaches, outreaching
definition: to go or reach beyond; exceed.
Our desires outreach our means.
similar words:
exceed, overreach
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of reaching out, or the distance or extent of the reach.
definition 2: an effort or program to provide services to those who do not or cannot come to the place where those services are available.
Home meal delivery is an outreach to bring adequate nutrition to the elderly and bedridden.
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