What does broadly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generallyadverb

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

  2. broadlyadverb

    in a wide fashion

    "he smiled broadly"


  1. broadlyadverb

    In a wide manner, liberally, in a loose sense.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Broadlyadverb

    in a broad manner

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'broadly' in Adverbs Frequency: #337

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of broadly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of broadly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of broadly in a Sentence

  1. Marco Schnabl:

    It appears that Argentina tried in effect to put everyone on a broadly similar footing, the bondholders earning pre-judgement interest may say that they are getting less than the court awarded them, while others are being paid in full, but one has earned pre-judgement interest at 9% and the others post-judgement interest of around 1.5%.

  2. John Bolton:

    The US strongly supports Israel's efforts to defend The US sovereignty, and we call on Hezbollah to stop its tunneling into Israel and to refrain from escalation and violence, more broadly, we call on Iran and all of its agents to stop their regional aggression and provocation, which pose an unacceptable threat to Israeli and regional security.

  3. William Jackson:

    A rising population may be beneficial for a company looking for an expanding market size where the demand will not vary much because of income levels, but looking at Turkey's investment case more broadly, you need jobs for these people and incomes and living standards need to be rising too.

  4. The Fed:

    Most participants judged that if incoming information broadly confirmed their current economic outlook, it would likely soon be appropriate ... to take another step in removing policy accommodation.

  5. David Vitter:

    I think broadly speaking, there are real substantive, legitimate questions.

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