Significado de “broad” - en el Diccionario Inglés

broad en inglés británico

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broadadjective

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.

Más ejemplos

  • She gazed in admiration at his broad, muscular shoulders.
  • Amy had a broad smile on her face.
  • The broad avenues are shaded by splendid trees.
  • He was about six feet tall with broad shoulders.
  • A broad sweep of flat countryside stretched to the horizon in all directions.

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.

Más ejemplos

  • If you read the minutes of the meeting, they'll give you a broad outline of what was discussed.
  • She described the project in very broad brushstrokes.
  • Security defined in the broadest sense of the term means getting at the root causes of trouble and helping to reduce regional conflicts.
  • The book's success can be attributed to its broad appeal to readers of all ages.
  • The film makers hoped to guarantee financial success by aiming the film at a broad audience.
broadness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈbrɔːd.nəs/ us /ˈbrɑːd.nəs/

She was struck by the broadness of his back.

broadnoun [ C ]

uk /brɔːd/ us /brɑːd/ US offensive

(Definición de broad del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

broad en inglés americano

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broadadjective

us /brɔd/

broad adjective (WIDE)

[ -er/-est only ] very wide:

He flashed a broad grin at us.

broad adjective (GENERAL)

including many types of things; general:

The magazine covers a broad range of subjects.
He explained it in very broad terms.

(Definición de broad del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)