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broad / ancho
 
broad   [brɔ:d]
A. -adjective
broader   comparative
broadest   superlative
1. (=wide)   [road]   ancho,   amplio   [shoulders]   ancho   [forehead]   despejado,   amplio   [smile]   de oreja a oreja,   abierto literary
·it is three metres broad
·tiene tres metros de ancho
·a broad expanse of lawn
·una amplia extensiónoun de césped
·to be broad in the shoulder
[person]   ser ancho de hombros or de espaldas
[garment]   ser ancho de hombros
a. to be broad in the beam   *   pejorative
[person]   tener un buen trasero *,   tener buenas posaderas *
b. it'noun as broad as it'noun long   *   lo mismo da
2. (=general, extensive)   [outline, objectives, view]   general
·in broad terms
·en términos generales
·the broad outlines of something
·las líneas generales de algo
·to be in broad agreement
·estar de acuerdo en líneas generales
3. (=wide-ranging)   [education, syllabus]   amplio   [range, spectrum]   amplio,   extenso   [mind]   abierto
·a broad spectrum of opinion
·un amplio espectro de opiniones
·a film with broad appeal
·una película que atrae a una amplia gama de público
·it has broader implications
·tiene repercusiones en masculineánoun aspectos
·in its broadest sense
·en su sentido masculineánoun amplio
4. (=unsubtle)   [hint]   claro
5. (=strong)   [accent]   cerrado
·(in) broad Scots/Yorkshire
·(con) un acento escocénoun/de Yorkshire cerrado
6. (=coarse)
·broad humour
humor (m) ordinario or basto
·a broad joke
·una broma ordinaria or grosera
7. ·in broad daylight
·en plena luz del día
B. -noun
1. (United States)   *   tipa (m) / tipa feminine (f),   tía (f) Spain Spain
2. (=widest part)
·the broad of the back
·la parte masculineánoun ancha de la espalda
·the (Norfolk) Broads
(geography)
área de estuarios en Norfolk
C. -compound
·broad bean   -noun
(especially British, Great Britain)   haba (f) gruesa
·broad jump   -noun
(United States)   salto (m) de longitud
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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