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broad /brɔːd $ brɒːd/ adjective

پهناب ، پهن ، عریض ، گشاد ، پهناور ، زن هرزه ، معماری: قسمت پهن ، علوم نظامی: گشاد
- wide, ample, expansive, extensive, generous, large, roomy, spacious, vast, voluminous, widespread
- general, all-embracing, comprehensive, encyclopedic, inclusive, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. broad1 S2 W2 /brɔːd $ brɒːd/ adjective
[Language: Old English; Origin: brad]

1. WIDE a road, river, or part of someone’s body etc that is broad is wide Antonym : narrowbreadth:
We went along a broad passage.
He was six feet tall, with broad shoulders.
six feet/three metres etc broad
The room is three metres long and two metres broad.

In everyday English, people usually say wide rather than broad:
a wide river/street/corridor
They sell a wide range of bikes.
Broad, however, is always used when descibing someone's shoulders or back.

2. INCLUDING A LOT including many different kinds of things or people Antonym : narrowbreadth:
The show aims to reach the broadest possible audience.
broad range/spectrum
Students here study a broad range of subjects.
broad category/field/area etc
Private pension schemes fall into two broad categories.
a party which lacks a broad base of political support
The play is a comedy, in the broadest sense of the word.

3. GENERAL concerning the main ideas or parts of something rather than all the details:
The client should understand, in broad terms, the likely cost of the case.
broad consensus/agreement etc
The members were in broad agreement.
broad outline/framework
I’ll give you a broad outline of the plan.

4. LARGE AREA covering a large area:
a broad expanse of water

5. WAY OF SPEAKING a broad accent clearly shows where you come from Synonym : strong:
a broad Scottish accent

6. broad smile/grin a big smile:
Abby came in with a broad smile on her face.

7. in broad daylight if something, especially a crime, happens in broad daylight, it happens in the daytime and in public:
The attack happened in broad daylight, in one of the busiest parts of town.

8. broad hint a hint (=suggestion) that is very clear and easy to understand:
In June he gave a broad hint that he might retire.

9. a broad church British English an organization that contains a wide range of opinions:
The Labour Party has to be a broad church.

10. HUMOUR broad humour is rather rude or concerned with sex

11. broad in the beam informal having large or fat hips

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. broad2 noun [countable] American English spoken not polite
an offensive word for a woman

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. extremely, very | fairly, pretty, quite, rather, reasonably, relatively | enough, sufficiently He questioned whether the school curriculum was broad enough in scope.
unusually His job gave him an acquaintance with an unusually broad spectrum of society.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a broad range
Sport is a part of a broad range of activities that we call leisure.
a broad spectrum (=range)
Among the public there is a broad spectrum of opinion.
a broad category
Our range of programmes fall into three broad categories.
a broad area/field (=including a lot of different things)
Psychobiology is a broad area covering many different topics.
a broad cross-section (=a varied group that is typical of a larger varied group)
We offer entertainment to appeal to a broad cross-section of people.
a broad base
The course is designed to provide a broad base for students looking to work in IT.
a broad alliance/coalition
The government was a broad alliance of eight political parties.
a broad curriculum (=one that includes a range of subjects)
Students are encouraged to follow a broad curriculum in the first year.
have broad appeal (=be attractive to many different types of people)
Their music has a very broad appeal.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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