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b rawd

  • n  slang term for a woman
    a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • a  having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    a river two miles broad
    broad shoulders
    a broad river
  • s  broad in scope or content
    an invention with broad applications
  • s  not detailed or specific
    a broad rule
    the broad outlines of the plan
  • s  lacking subtlety; obvious
    gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave
  • s  being at a peak or culminating point
    broad daylight
  • s  very large in expanse or scope
    a broad lawn
  • s  (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional
    a broad southern accent
  • s  showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    a broad political stance
    generous and broad sympathies

  • And as the size and broad-based influence of the group Better Health Care Together is putting together suggests, there is now a large and diverse coalition that believes .
  • All three automakers have included additional concessions by the UAW as part their broad case for government bridge loans totaling $34 billion.
  • Both weeds and crops can be divided into two broad classes: grasses (wheat, corn, rice); and broad-leaved plants (cotton, vegetables, clovers).
News & Articles

  • French Broad Cycling Classic has new race venue
    The 16th annual French Broad Cycling Classic arrives in Asheville and Western North Carolina July 19-21. / Dustin Stuart/Citizen-Times photo ASHEVILLE — The 16th annual French Broad Cycling Classic returns to Western North Carolina July 19-21 with a new race venue, and will be included in the inaugural 2013 Southeast Regional Series, and is expected to draw 600 of the nation’s top riders.
    June 27, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Toward broad-spectrum antiviral drugs for common cold and other infections
    Scientists are reporting progress in the search for the first broad-spectrum drugs to combat human rhinoviruses, which cause humanity's most common infectious diseases.
    June 27, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Broad daylight drive-by shooting worries Salt Lake City cops
    Broad daylight drive-by shooting worries Salt Lake City cops by Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 26, 2013 12:45PM MDT Two men sitting inside a parked SUV were sprayed with shattered glass but otherwise unhurt when gunfire erupted from a passing car near Salt Lake City’s Rose Park Golf Course. Salt Lake City police Det. Mike Hamideh said the incident occurred about 5 p.m. Tuesday near ...
    June 26, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Quotes

  • Timothy Geithner in International Herald Tribune
    President Obama - backed by the conclusions of a broad range of economists - believes that China is manipulating its currency,Geithner said. "The new economic team will forge an integrated strategy on how best to achieve currency...
  • Barack Obama in Times Online
    By contrast, Mr Obama said that he sought both a partnership with the Muslim world in rolling back the ideology of al-Qaeda and a "broad engagement based upon mutual interests and mutual respect".
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Hindu Business Line
    To help achieve democratic reform, we will be engaging directly with Burmese authorities. This is a policy that has broad consensus across our government, and there will be more to report as we go forward,Clinton said told reporters.

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