- Found or distributed over a large area or number of people: there was widespread support for the war drug use is widespreadMore example sentences
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- He is sure to garner widespread support from across all sections of club rugby.
- Unions have formed an action group to fight the proposals and claim widespread support.
- What all these countries have in common is widespread unemployment and illiteracy.