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So the example could just be being included to try to kneecap dodgy legal advice that suggests contract clauses are a panacea for US surveillance overreach.

Otherwise, every unexplained decision by tech companies about access to information potentially becomes fodder for conspiracists and, even worse, the foundation for overreaching governmental policy.

Apple having a controlling function around that seems an overreach.

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One is that, in a study that tested dozens of possible ways of predicting overreaching, there’s always the risk that the one positive finding occurred merely by chance.

Knowing when you’ve crossed that line would be very helpful, but studies so far have mostly failed to find consistent and reliable markers of overreaching.

An equally universal phenomenon is imperial overreaching by large states.

By overreaching on health care, he has managed to achieve precisely the opposite effect.

Republican legislatures are overreaching with voting laws to try to gain partisan advantage.

In the film he dangles from the tree with only one foot touching the ground, which is an invention perhaps a tad overreaching.

“Afghan good enough” is the military phrase for limiting our objectives to what is achievable and not overreaching.

Cunning signifies especially a habit or gift of overreaching, accompanied with enjoyment and a sense of superiority.

If my neighbor uses his greater knowledge as a means of overreaching us all, it injures us and ruins him.

Avoid a second time overreaching thy superiors; for not another man of the Greeks would have easily appeased me.

I beg your pardon, Miss Lynne, but I really do think that you are overreaching yourself somewhat, and playing a dangerous game.

The Chinese merchants are frequently called scoundrels from their habit of overreaching when opportunity occurs.

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On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overreaching, such as: chicanery, deception, dishonesty, duplicity, fraud, and hypocrisy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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