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widespread
American English: /ˈwaɪdˌsprɛd/
British English: /ˈwʌɪdsprɛd/
, /wʌɪdˈsprɛd/

Translation of widespread in Spanish:

adjective

  • (custom/belief)
    (species)
    to become widespread (custom/belief)
    extenderse
    generalizarse
    showers will become widespread throughout the south
    los chaparrones se extenderán por el sur del país
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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