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His research subsequently broadened to include other aspects. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Being flexible and broadening your mind will help a lot. The Sun (2015)You could broaden your experience and bank more money because there is lower tax. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nottingham has also been broadening its appeal at home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It meant we could realise some of the potential in the business and broaden our range. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unions are also trying to broaden their base. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThe indications are that he also wants to broaden the scope of the membership. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The smile broadened on her rosy face and a kind look came into her blue eyes. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)We have to broaden our appeal and we have to address immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We must broaden the base of our economy by sector and by region. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Financial rewards were part of the appeal but he was also keen to broaden his experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has also broadened the tactical canvas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also has ambitions to broaden its product range and expand geographically. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is much common ground that we can build on to broaden our recruitment base. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He will have to broaden that appeal beyond his core constituency of white male voters to prevail. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are already signs that the attack is broadening to include big business and chief executives in general. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These are wound up after five years and have reduced risk by broadening the scope of their investments. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is often said that the intangible benefit of a university education is to grow up and broaden the mind. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The remit should be broadened to include responsibility for all local emergency services, including local justice and fire and ambulance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It must broaden its base. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: broaden VERB
When something broadens, it becomes wider.
The trails broadened into roads.
Definition of broaden from the Collins English Dictionary
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