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widely
British English: /ˈwʌɪdli/
American English: /ˈwaɪdli/

Translation of widely in French:

adverb

  • 1 (commonly)
    (acknowledged, accepted, used)
    it is widely accepted that …
    il est largement admis que …
    it is widely believed that …
    beaucoup de gens pensent que …
    a country widely admired for its technology
    un pays qui fait l'admiration générale pour sa technologie
    this product is now widely available
    ce produit est maintenant en vente libre
    to be widely known
    être bien connu
    for pour
    she is widely regarded as an expert in her field
    elle est considérée par beaucoup comme étant un expert dans son domaine
    these are not widely held views
    ce ne sont pas des opinions très répandues
  • 2 (at a distance)
    (spaced, planted)
    à de grands intervalles
    (over a large area) (travel)
    to be widely travelled
    avoir beaucoup voyagé
    copies of the magazine circulate widely
    les exemplaires du magazine ont une grande diffusion

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