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"widely" in British English

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widelyadverb

uk   /ˈwaɪd.li/  us   /ˈwaɪd.li/
B2 including a lot of different places, people, subjects, etc.: They have both travelled widely. His plays are still widely performed in the USA. French used to be widely spoken in Cambodia. His work on DNA was widely admired. This is a widely held but mistaken belief. This theory is no longer widely accepted.
differ/vary widely
B2 to be very different: Prices vary widely from shop to shop.

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

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widelyadverb

 us   /ˈwɑɪd·li/
by many: French was widely spoken there.
(Definition of widely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “widely”
in Arabic بِدَرَجَة كَبيرَة…
in Korean 널리…
in Portuguese amplamente, bastante…
in Catalan extensament…
in Japanese 広く…
in Chinese (Simplified) 范围广地, 广泛地…
in Turkish geniş ölçüde, adamakıllı, çok…
in Russian широко…
in Chinese (Traditional) 範圍廣地, 廣泛地…
in Italian diffusamente…
in Polish powszechnie, dużo…
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