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English definition of “widely”


adverb     /ˈwaɪ
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 .General differ/vary widely B2 to be very different: Prices vary widely from shop to shop .Different and difference
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