Definition of broadsheet in English:

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broadsheet

Pronunciation: /ˈbrôdˌSHēt/

noun

1A large piece of paper printed on one side only with information; a broadside.
Example sentences
  • Out in the wider world, public opinion stirred, especially in the cities, stimulated by the pamphlets and broadsheets which printing made possible.
  • D&P has cards, flyers, a video and a broadsheet packed with useful information to be used in the campaign and to inform Canadians.
  • As a young man he wrote words to popular folk airs and had them printed as broadsheets.
1.1 (also broadsheet newspaper) A newspaper with a large format regarded as more serious and less sensationalist than tabloids.
Example sentences
  • Do you compare Radio Scotland to a broadsheet newspaper or a tabloid?
  • Shortly afterwards the Guardian, a British broadsheet newspaper, published the obituary of Cohn Osman, founder of Creative Camera.
  • The broadsheet newspaper's circulation advanced 3.5 per cent to an all-time high of 120,397 in the July to December period, according to the latest audited circulation figures.

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Syllabification: broad·sheet

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