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far/farther/further afield

1. Larger in scope. This project has gone far afield after our initial experiment didn't yield the data we were looking for.
2. Away from some place or thing. If you want to travel further afield, though, it'll be a very long walk.
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far afield

Wide-ranging, at a distance, as in I started out identifying wild mushrooms, but since then I've gone far afield in other branches of botany . [c. 1400]
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far/farther/further aˈfield

far away from home; to or in places that are not near: You can hire a car if you want to explore further afield.Journalists came from as far afield as China and Brazil.
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Families Afield is based on the simple premises that parents, not politicians, should decide at what age a child is mature enough to try hunting and that when introducing a youngster to hunting, earlier is better.
In May 2010, Vermont passed Families Afield legislation allowing kids to hunt with supervision before taking the Hunter Education course.
As we move our business further afield, we are delighted to finance our first project with Longwood, which has a successful track record as both property developer and investor," he said.
Informatively written by Reno local Mike White, Afoot & Afield Reno-Tahoe: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide is a satisfyingly in-depth outdoor hiking guide to the Reno-Tahoe region on the Nevada-California border.
Caption: Visits to the Bronx Zoo, the NYC Aquarium, the Museum of National History, the Queens Farm Museum and even as far afield as Lake Welch in the Catskills were among the field trips on offer this summer to 20 children aged 6-12 who are residents of Taft Housing located at 65 East 112th Street in Harlem.
He reports some Mexican consumers looking as lar afield as the Great Lakes region for OCC--a sign they must be pretty hungry for the material to consider buying from that distance, considering the high cost of transportation.
The A318 Elite corporate jet version could operate even further afield.
The dictionary covers a wider range of terms than parasitology; some virology terms, such as Aino virus, are included, as are some far afield terms, including hundredweight, hydrogen half-cell, and zwitterions.
After a culling, surviving badgers expand their territories and wander far afield, spreading disease, she and her colleagues report in an upcoming Journal of Applied Ecology.
For the OWI, over a period of four weeks in 1943, she traveled as far afield as Chicago and Chattanooga to create the first installment of what was perhaps her most emblematic photo-essay, "Bus Story.
Discussion of marginal commentary in James Joyce's Ulysses, along with its appearance in the works of Coleridge and Poe, also seems somewhat far afield when applied to a rather lengthy theoretical analysis about Renaissance margins and marginality.
Although the issue in that case (the right to travel) was far afield from bookselling, the Institute for Justice hopes the clause can be revived as a protection for entrepreneurs of all kinds facing anti-competitive regulations.
History has often demonstrated that the wealth of new technologies is found far afield of initial market targets.
and Canada, but we help promote the conference further afield, especially in Asia Pacific and Europe.