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Meaning of “broadband” in the English Dictionary

"broadband" in British English

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broadbandnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbrɔːd.bænd/  us   /ˈbrɑːd-/
B2 a ​system that makes it ​possible for many ​messages or ​largeamounts of ​information to be ​sent at the same ​time and very ​quickly between ​computers or other ​electronicdevices: Internet ​connectionvia broadband ​offers many ​advantages. broadband ​services/​networks/​technology/​transmission
(Definition of broadband from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"broadband" in American English

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broadbandnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbrɔdˌbænd/
a ​fast internet ​connection that does not use ​telephonelines: Starbucks has ​entereddeals that will ​deliverwireless broadband ​access in ​itscafes.
(Definition of broadband from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"broadband" in Business English

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broadbandnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbrɔːdbænd/
COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET, IT a ​system for using the ​internet that makes it possible for large ​amounts of ​information to be ​sent quickly between ​computers: broadband ​internetaccess broadband ​services/​networks/​technology With this ​website you can ​check the ​coverage in your ​area for all ​providers of mobile broadband. The ​government had ​pledged to ​providefree broadband to low-income families. super-fast broadband
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(Definition of broadband from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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