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Definitions for widespread
ˈwaɪdˈsprɛdwide·spread

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. widespreadadjective

    widely circulated or diffused

    "a widespread doctrine"; "widespread fear of nuclear war"

  2. far-flung, widespreadadjective

    distributed over a considerable extent

    "far-flung trading operations"; "the West's far-flung mountain ranges"; "widespread nuclear fallout"

Wiktionary

  1. widespreadadjective

    Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent.

  2. Etymology: wide + spread

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widespreadadjective

    spread to a great distance; widely extended; extending far and wide; as, widespread wings; a widespread movement

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'widespread' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3039

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'widespread' in Adjectives Frequency: #416

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of widespread in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of widespread in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of widespread in a Sentence

  1. Alison Flint:

    The rush to approve mining in the region and unwind science-based decision-making by the previous administration violates the law, disregards the science, and ignores widespread public opposition to mining in this beloved and vulnerable area.

  2. Elizabeth Hoff:

    The doctors at the private practice said they had run out of medicines they received in October and patients preferred to spend what little money they had on food and not health care, they reported widespread malnutrition and serious problems with severe acute malnutrition, I cannot confirm what they reported.

  3. Lee Zeldin:

    Andrew Cuomo must resign or be impeached. Cuomo institutionalized widespread abuse within his administration and tried to silence his many victims, which enabled him to continue openly preying on those around him. Over the last few months, Cuomo has continued his attempts to undermine the investigations into his wrongdoing and those carrying them out, and I have no doubt he will continue to do so following the release of the report.

  4. Kirk Limacher:

    United Airlines can not return the unvaccinated pilots to the cockpit because — aside from the various practical problems with testing and masking — we would face serious and widespread objections from the vaccinated pilots, in fact the objections among our vaccinated pilots are so strongly held that many of them would simply refuse to fly with the accommodated pilots. The distractions and dissension this would cause in the workforce represent an unacceptable safety risk.

  5. Scott Paul:

    I don't think he does our issue any favors by making it so incredibly jingoistic and bombastic, but I believe there’s widespread agreement ... that there is something amiss with our economic relationship with China and it’s past time that our government pushes back a little more forcefully.

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