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English definition of “broad”

broad

adjective [-er/-est only] (WIDE)   /brɔd/
very wide : He flashed a broad grin at us.
(Definition of broad adjective (WIDE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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