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- adv. In a wide manner, liberally, in a loose sense.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a broad manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a broad manner.
- Specifically In zoology, so as to extend over a relatively large space: as, broadly emarginate; broadly bisinuate, etc. A part is broadly truncate when the truncation is nearly or quite equal to its greatest width.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without regard to specific details or exceptions
- adv. in a wide fashion
"Artists are really more interesting than other people, including bankers," Tompkins said, using the term broadly and, refreshingly for these times, not at all pejoratively.
If you are a skeptic - and I use the term broadly such that I ensnare the reader against his will - take a moment to hear me out.
Schuster was using the term broadly and you know it.
Schuster completely neglected his responsibility as a journalist (I'm using the term broadly here.)
If you define the term broadly, everyone is a racist.
They tend to have a rather vague definition of what constitutes fundamentalism, applying the label broadly to any religious person they perceive as too extreme.
In his 1985 series, he applied the label broadly, including some historians whose sole qualification (or offense) was having written a negative review of his protégé Harvey Klehr's history of Communism in the 1930s.
It is an obviously true, and therefore a trite observation, that no one, woman or man, should consider that education (using the term broadly) stopped with graduation from school or college.
This is the fragile relationship I share with music and up until recently I feel like my ears have been getting slashed to pieces on the reef when it comes to rock music (I use the term broadly).
(I use the term broadly here) has really made this neighbourhood come alive, and to hear that what we really need is though on crime policies flies in the face of my reality.