broadening broadening  /b ˈrɔ də nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of making something wider
  2. (n) the action of making broader
  3. (n) an increase in width

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Rodriguez has become Hollywood's most influential Hispanic by putting Latinos in top roles and broadening the definition of what a Latino role is.
  2. If the IAU ends up broadening the definition of what counts as a planet, Brown will, in that instant, become the most successful planet hunter in the history of our solar system.
  3. Many Nigerian businessmen have taken advantage of the novel opportunities that inevitably accompany broadening prosperity.

News

  1. Forum eyes extending half-cent sales tax, broadening use

    The Coppell Recreation and Development Corporation (CRDC) Re-Authorization Committee hosted a forum at Coppell Town Center Tuesday night to consider proposals to extend the half-cent sales tax and broadening its use.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Coppell Gazette

  2. Apple TV gets HBO Go and sports with WatchESPN

    None of this makes Apple TV a viable cable replacement those who want premium content and live sports because it still requires that pesky cable subscription. But Apple is slowly broadening its living room play to compete with Xbox and Roku.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  3. Eliot Lipp Gives El Ten Eleven a Panoramic Pop Remix on 'No One Died This Time!'

    Los Angeles post-rock pair El Ten Eleven make a lot of noise for two dudes. Their fifth album, Transitions , came out last year, and it finds bassist-guitarist Kristian Dunn and drummer-keyboardist Tim Fogarty beautifully broadening their drone-dipped, sunset sound — a thing as wide-armed as early Arts & Crafts explorations and as rhythmically powered as the Tortoise oeuvre...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "This transaction is driven by the profound changes in the US alcohol beverage industry that are confronting both of our companies with new challenges," said Molson Coors Vice Chairman Pete Coors. "Consumers are broadening their tastes and...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Pete Coors Source: TheStreet.com

  2. "The intensification and broadening of the financial market turmoil is likely to dampen global and euro-area demand for a rather protracted period of time," Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, said.
    on Nov 6, 2008 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: New York Times

  3. "We hope this is an important first step in broadening the capital flows between China and the US," Blackstone's chairman and co-founder, Stephen Schwarzman, said in a statement.
    on May 20, 2007 By: Stephen Schwarzman Source: Forbes

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