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broad

  
      adj  
   (=wide)  
[shoulders, river]  
large  
→ His shoulders were broad.        
→ He had broad shoulders.        
→ the broad river        
[expanse]   vaste  
→ a broad expanse of grassy land        
   (=extensive)  
[range]  
large, vaste  
→ She has a broad range of interests.        
→ A broad range of issues was discussed.        
→ in the broad sense of the word        
→ The term Wissenschaft has a much broader meaning than the English word `science'.        
   (=general)  
[distinction, agreement, outline]  
général (e)     
→ the State Department reached broad agreement on policy towards Franco.        
→ a broad outline of the Society's development        
the broad outlines      les grandes lignes  
→ He described the plan in broad outlines.        
   (=strong)  
[accent]  
prononcé (e)     
→ She spoke in a broad Glaswegian accent.        
   broad hint      allusion transparente  
→ They've been giving broad hints about what to expect.        
   (=beaming)  
[smile]  
grand (e)     
→ He greeted them with a wave and a broad smile.        
   in broad daylight      en plein jour  
→ A girl was attacked on a train in broad daylight.        
→ The murder happened in broad daylight.        
      n     (US)  
*   (=woman)   nana    f   *     


broad-based  
      adj  
[government]  
réunissant des tendances très variées  
→ The US-led coalition has stated it wants a broad-based Afghan government        
[support]   large  
[approach]  
diversifié (e)     
→ The Act itself was designed to be broad based        
broad bean  
      n     (British)   fève    f     
broad-brush   , broad brush  
      adj  
[strategy, approach]  
sommaire, schématique  
→ He's giving a broad brush approach to the subject.        
broad church  
      n   (=organization)   groupe    m   qui accueille des courants très divers  
broad jump  
      n     (US)   saut    m   en longueur  
broad-minded  
      adj  
[person]  
large d'esprit  
→ I'm fairly broad-minded. I was quite all right about it.        
broad-spectrum  
      adj  
[antibiotic, vaccine, herbicide, pesticide]  
à large spectre  
→ broad-spectrum antibiotics are not specific -- that is, they kill all bacteria, good and bad        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
broad adj.
large

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fred19641927:

vaste, général

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
saut en largeur
n.
fève
n.
allusion transparente
n.
gauloiserie
n.
affect étendue
[Med.]
adj.
à large spectre
[Med.]
n.
Diphyllobothrium latum
[Med.]
n.
utilisateur ordinaire
[Comp.]
n.
vision d'ensemble
adv.
en plein jour
adv.
dans les grandes lignes
adv.
au grand jour ; publiquement ; connu de tous
exp.
en plein jour
n.
ligament large de l'utérus
[Med.]
adv.
d'une façon générale ; en termes généraux ; en gros ; dans les grandes lignes
exp.
les grandes lignes
n.
hyperlipoprotéinémie type III de Frederickson ; hyperlipoprotéinémie familiale type III
[Med.]
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'broad' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
broad bean
n.
broad spectrum
[Med.]
n.
broad foot
[Med.]
adv.
in broad daylight
exp.
in broad outline
adv.
in broad outline
exp.
in broad outline
adv.
at broad daylight
adv.
in broad outline
n.
broad ligament of uterus
[Med.]
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