HyperDic: widespread

English > 2 senses of the word widespread:
ADJECTIVEallwidespreadwidely circulated or diffused
allwidespread, far-flungdistributed over a considerable extent
widespread > pronunciation
Soundsway'dspreh'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > widespread: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWidely circulated or diffused.
Examples
  • "a widespread doctrine"
  • "widespread fear of nuclear war"
Broadergeneralapplying to all or most members of a category / category or group
Spanishextendido, extenso, generalizado
Catalangeneralitzat
English > widespread: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDistributed over a considerable extent.
Example "widespread nuclear fallout"
Synonymfar-flung
BroaderdistributedSpread out or scattered about or divided up
Spanishesparcido, extendido
Catalanestès

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