broad : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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
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
- 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
- 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.