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widely

adverb uk   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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in Korean 널리…
in Arabic بِدَرَجَة كَبيرَة…
in Portuguese amplamente, bastante…
in Catalan extensament…
in Japanese 広く…
in Italian diffusamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 範圍廣地, 廣泛地…
in Russian широко…
in Turkish geniş ölçüde, adamakıllı, çok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 范围广地, 广泛地…
in Polish powszechnie, dużo…
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