Widespread

/wahy'dspre'd/

Sense: Adjective


  1. Widely circulated or diffused.

    1. A widespread doctrine.
    2. Widespread fear of nuclear war.
  2. Distributed over a considerable extent.

    1. Far-flung trading operations.
    2. The west's far-flung mountain ranges.
    3. Widespread nuclear fallout.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
wide•spread
IPA Transcription
/waɪ'dsprɛ'd/
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