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Much damaged by the RAF (3)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

far

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Here is my best explanation:

'much' is the definition.
(I've seen this in other clues)

'damaged by the raf' is the wordplay.
'raf' anagrams to 'FAR'.
However, I'm not sure how this is indicated.

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