afar afar  /ə ˈfɑr/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far

Usage(s):

  • His father looked on from afar with contempt.

News

  1. THIS TOWN ROCKS!

    People local and from afar stop to sit and enjoy the new rocking chairs that are a part of 'The Little Town That Rocks' campaign. / Photos by Megan Bannerman
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Black Mountain News

  2. FBI: Men planned lethal X-ray

    Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. KKK member, accomplice created lethal X-ray system, FBI says

    Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "From afar it looked like he did a wonderful job as a coach [with England] and with Michael Vaughan he got the best out of a lot of players," Warne said. "He could do very well for Hampshire. They struggled in the first half of the year but...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Shane Warne Source: Times Online

  2. "Compared with how it is at 2,000 metres in Sestriere and 1,600 in Johannesburg, it moves a little slower here," Buffon said. "But when you see a shot from afar you certainly hear some deep breaths from the tribune. This ball goes and goes...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Gianluigi Buffon Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "From afar, what I've never liked about the 2-3-2 is you fight all year to have Game 7 at home and Game 5 at home," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "Game 5 is taken away from you. We're had three huge Game 5s in the first three rounds. All of...
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Doc Rivers Source: International Herald Tribune

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subordinate subordinate
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