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broad

adjective uk   /brɔːd/ us    /brɑːd/

broad adjective (WIDE)

B1 very wide: We walked down a broad avenue lined with trees. He flashed a broad grin at us. My brother is very broad-shouldered. B1 If something is a particular distance broad, it measures this distance from side to side: This river is over 500 metres broad at its widest point. O'Connell Bridge in Dublin is famous for being broader than it is long.
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broad adjective (GENERAL)

B1 including a wide range of things; general: The politician gave a broad outline of his proposals. The magazine covers a broad range of subjects, from sewing to psychology.
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broad adjective (STRONG)

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.

broad adjective (INFORMATION)

broad hint a hint (= when you tell someone something without saying it directly) that is easy to understand
broadly
adverb uk   /ˈbrɔːd.li/ us    /ˈbrɑːd-/
C1 Broadly speaking, don't you think women make better drivers than men?
broadness
noun [U] uk   /ˈbrɔːd.nəs/ us    /ˈbrɑːd-/
She was struck by the broadness of his back.

broad

noun [C] uk   /brɔːd/ us    /brɑːd/ US offensive
a woman
(Definition of broad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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