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USA pronunciation: IPA and respelling

Inflectionsofbroad(adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun–for example, atallgirl, aninterestingbook, abighouse.):broaderadj comparativebroadestadj superlative

WordReference Random House Learners Dictionary of American English © 2021

broad/brɔd/USA pronunciationadj.,-er, -est,n.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2021

broad(brôd),USA pronunciationadj.,-er, -est,adv., n.

It was a hilarious evening of broad mirth.

(of pronunciation) strongly dialectal:

He wore kilts and had a broad Scots accent.

(of a transcription) using one basic symbol to represent each phoneme.

when used in lieu of the more common

, bearing 90 to the heading of a vessel.

, bearing 45 to the heading of a vessel.

, bearing 135 to the heading of a vessel.

an incandescent or fluorescent lamp used as a general source of light in a studio.

a gold coin of England and Scotland, issued by James I and Charles I and equal to 20 shillings. Cf.

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having relatively great breadth or width

that invention had broad applications

clear and open; full (esp in the phrase

(of a dialect or pronunciation) consisting of a large number of speech sounds characteristic of a particular geographical area

denoting an assessment of liquidity as including notes and coin in circulation with the public, banks till money and balances, most private-sector bank deposits, and sterling bank-deposit certificates

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a tongue of land a quarter of a mile broad [apposition?]

any voting system of the broad class

at least in so far as the broad strokes

below and below that the Flats and beyond the Flats the broad crawl of the river

broad orange-and-green check of jacket and trousers

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