Definition of 'broadly'
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The improvement in industrial output was broadly based across the eurozone's strongest nations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Odd as it might sound, that's still broadly true. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Twelve clashes must be resolved to broadly similar effect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The changes were broadly welcomed by leading figures in the arts world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The present religious awakening is very broadly based and has many directions. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)This means competition for a broadly stable supply of places should ease somewhat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In our time it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Broadly speaking we could call it a change of style. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)These are four countries with a broadly similar attitude to work and life in general. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Taken at face value these commitments are broadly welcomed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The merger reflected the demand for broadly based services that could put out big teams. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Officials suggested this meant overall offending was broadly stable last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Such a dialogue is more broadly based than one based exclusively on political parties. After Thatcher (1989)Nationwide said it expected prices to remain broadly stable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But in fact losses were broadly similar on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chairmen interviewed for the report broadly welcomed this clause but there was doubt about whether it went far enough. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Privacy groups broadly welcomed the report and criticised the government for looking to dismiss the recommendation to curb ministerial powers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The same is broadly true in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Broadly speaking, this is terrible counsel. Christianity Today (2000)Broadly speaking, people know what food is good for them and what is not. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it is broadly true. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'broadly'
British English: broadly ADVERB
You can use broadly to indicate that something is generally true.
The President broadly got what he wanted out of his meeting.
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