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make a wide stride

To make great and rapid progress or advancement. The one-time political advisor has been making a wide stride toward absolute control of the country. We've made a wide stride in our commitment to getting the economy back on its feet, but we still have a long road ahead.
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He said that Mauritania has made wide strides and in its cooperation with Sudan in several fields, indicating that Mauritania looks forward for more cooperation and relations with sister Sudan.
The gendarmerie chief said his forces, thanks to the supreme commander's relentless support, had made wide strides in the pursuit of the process of development and modernization in the various security aspects as they sought to enhance justice and the protection of human rights.
Iran has made wide strides in nano technology in recent years.
The national report, prepared by the national committee of woman, showed that Yemeni government has made wide strides over the past years to improve woman's conditions and energizing her role in the development drive.
She said that the ministry has made wide strides in launching strategic work for reducing the rate of poverty by targeting the poor families.
Amman, Sept 25 (Petra) -- Jordan has made wide strides in the administrative reform process over the past year through adopting and implementing public sector development and reform programmes, Minister of Public Sector Development Khleif Khawaldeh said today.
He said that the Islamic Da'awa Organization accomplished several works and made wide strides for realizing its objectives.
Jordanian media, he noted, had made wide strides over the past years enjoying support from His Majesty King Abdullah II who made clear from the first day of assuming his powers that the "sky is the limit" for press freedom.
In a statement to SUNA Sunday, Ambassador Wol said that the crossings between Sudan and South Sudan are now open, the four freedoms agreement is under implementation, the joint security committees have made wide strides and waiting for the signing of agreement and the demarcation of the zero line at the joint border.