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broad

adjective (STRONG)    /brɔːd/ US  /brɑːd/
If someone has a broad accent (= way of speaking ), it is strong and noticeable , showing where they come from: He spoke with a broad Australian accent .Ways of speaking broadly     /ˈbrɔːd.li/ US  /ˈbrɑːd-/ adverb C1 Broadly speaking , don't you think women make better drivers than men?General broadness     /ˈbrɔːd.nəs/ US  /ˈbrɑːd-/ noun [U] She was struck by the broadness of his back.Measurements in general
(Definition of broad adjective (STRONG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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