Meaning of “broaden” in the English Dictionary

"broaden" in British English

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broadenverb

uk /ˈbrɔː.dən/ us /ˈbrɑː.dən/

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

"broaden" in American English

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broadenverb

us /ˈbrɔ·dən/

broaden verb (WIDE)

[ I/T ] to become wider, or to cause something to be wider:

[ T ] They are broadening the road to speed up the flow of traffic.

broaden verb (GENERAL)

[ T ] to increase the range of something:

Going to college will broaden your interests.

(Definition of “broaden” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"broaden" in Business English

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broadenverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbrɔːdən/ us

to increase the range of something:

New rules should help credit unions expand their activities and broaden access to cheaper borrowing.
We plan to broaden our range of products and services.

(Definition of “broaden” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)