Definitions

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  • adj. superlative form of broad: most broad.

Etymologies

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broad + -est

Examples

  • The campaign says the mayor is reaching out to what it calls the broadest coalition ever seen in an election.

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2005

  • Treasurer Wayne Swan yesterday unveiled what he called the broadest overhaul of the nations tax system since World

    WN.com - Business News

  • Treasurer Wayne Swan yesterday unveiled what he called the broadest overhaul of the nations tax system since World War II with a proposed 40 percent tax on resource profits from 2012 as its centerpiece.

    WN.com - Business News

  • One can, in broadest terms, speak of the European mind and of the Asian mind for instance.

    The Irish Mind

  • Such, in broadest outline, are the general conditions of the problem.

    Canada Turning the Corner

  • One of the broadest is the notion that we the more Social Anarchist sections of the ALL, as well as the broader Social Anarchist movement need to be rehabilitated and defended as True Anarchists / True Libertarians based on a litmus test of divine respect for Property Rights unto themselves.

    Open thread on: localism, decentralism, anarchism, thick conceptions of libertarianism, and the U.S. Constitution

  • Of course, the GDP, a big deal, because it measures all the goods and services within the country, and therefore is considered one of the broadcast -- broadest, that is, measures of the economy.

    CNN Transcript Nov 24, 2009

  • Jean Valjean selected the broadest, that is to say, the belt-sewer.

    Les Miserables

  • The announcement by Secretary Henry Paulson is being called the broadest overhaul of financial oversights since the Great Depression.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2008

  • ROBERTS: The Bush administration has proposed what some are calling the broadest overhaul of U.S. financial regulation since the Great Depression but Democrats are somewhat skeptical.

    CNN Transcript Apr 1, 2008

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