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broad
British English: /brɔːd/
American English: /brɔd/

Translation of broad in French:

noun

  • 2 (Anatomy)the broad of the back
    le haut (m) du dos

adjective

  • 1 (wide)
    (chest, face, grin, ribbon, river, street)
    large
    to have a broad back [literal] [figurative]
    avoir le dos large
    to be broad in the hips
    être large de hanches
    to grow broader
    s'élargir
  • 2 (extensive)
    (area, expanse, plain)
    vaste
  • 3 (wide-ranging)
    (choice, range)
    grand
    (introduction, invitation, syllabus, consensus, feeling, implication)
    général
    (alliance, coalition, movement)
    large
    there is broad support for the law
    la loi a été largement approuvée
  • 4 (general)
    (interpretation, meaning, term)
    large
    (aim, base, notion, option, outline, principle)
    général
  • 6 (unsubtle)
    (wink)
    bien visible
    to drop broad hints about
    faire des allusions évidentes à
    to drop somebody a broad hint that …
    faire comprendre à quelqu'un que …
  • 7 (pronounced)
    (accent)
    fort (before n)
    to speak with ou in a broad Welsh accent
    parler avec un fort accent gallois
    a poem in broad Scots
    une poésie en dialecte écossais

Idioms

it's as broad as it's long

c'est du pareil au même [informal]

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