Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a broad foundation; securely founded.

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Examples

  • Organizers say they also plan to march outside banks, corporations, foreclosed homes, schools and libraries in what they are calling a broad-based call to action.

    The Seattle Times

  • Organizers for Occupy Oakland said during an afternoon news conference that in addition to the port disruption on Wednesday, they also plan to march outside banks, corporations, foreclosed homes, schools and libraries in what they are calling a broad-based call to action.

    The Seattle Times

  • America was built on the idea of broad-based prosperity, of strong consumers all across the country.

    Full text of Barack Obama's speech in Osawatomie, Kansas

  • America was built on the idea of broad-based prosperity -- that's why a CEO like Henry Ford made it his mission to pay his workers enough so that they could buy the cars they made.

    Robert Reich: The Most Important Economic Speech of His Presidency

  • At San Francisco-based Wells, commercial and industrial loans rose 11% from a year earlier to $167 billion at Dec. 31, amid what Chief Financial Officer Tim Sloan called broad-based growth.

    Pickup in Lending Lifts Big Banks

  • Never mind that during the same period, anyone investing in a broad-based stock index fund — or even government bonds — made many times that money.

    Diamonds Aren't an Investor's Best Friend

  • The report highlighted bond conversions of S&P CNX 500 companies, the broad-based Indian index, for fiscal 2013.

    Maturing Bonds Pose a Challenge: Report

  • The Australian market was hit by a broad-based decline in banks and commodity stocks, with the benchmark index hitting a two-month low of 4621.4.

    Europe's Debt Woes Weigh on Asia

  • The ECB increased rates for the first time in three years in April in an effort to prevent rising consumer prices from leading to broad-based inflation.

    Euro-Zone Growth Slows to 7-Month Low

  • If you believe that education and public policy -- systemic broad-based change -- is the answer to the world's problems, take inspiration from Ambassador Swanee Hunt.

    Deborah Richardson: Women Changing The World: Atlanta's Womenetics 2011

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