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[n] slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"
[adj] showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
[adj] lacking subtlety; obvious; "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
[adj] broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
[adj] not detailed or specific; "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread"
[adj] (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional; "a broad southern accent"
[adj] very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"
[adj] having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"

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