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Meaning of “breadth” in the English Dictionary

"breadth" in British English

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breadthnoun

uk   us   /bredθ/ /bretθ/
[C or U] the ​distance from one ​side to another: The ​length of this ​box is ​twiceits breadth.C2 [S] the ​fact of ​including many different things, ​features, ​subjects, or ​qualities: The breadth of her ​knowledge is ​amazing. He ​showed an ​astonishing breadth of ​learning for one so ​young.

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(Definition of breadth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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breadthnoun [U]

 us   /bretθ, bredθ/
the ​distance from one ​side of an ​object to the ​oppositeside, esp. when it is ​shorter than the ​distance between the object’s other two ​sides: The ​length of this ​box is ​twiceits breadth. Breadth is also the ​range or ​areas of ​knowledge or ​ability that someone has: The breadth of his ​knowledge of ​history was ​impressive.
(Definition of breadth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breadth”
in Spanish anchura, extensión…
in Vietnamese bề rộng, phạm vi…
in Malaysian lebar, keluasan…
in Thai ความกว้าง, ขอบเขต…
in French largeur, ampleur…
in German die Breite, die Größe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宽度,幅度, 广泛性,广度…
in Turkish genişlik…
in Russian ширина…
in Indonesian ukuran lebar, luas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寬度,幅度, 廣泛性,廣度…
in Polish szerokość…
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