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broaden

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɔːdn/

Translation of broaden in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [scope/horizons/interests] ampliar* travel broadens the mind los viajes amplían los horizontes
    Example sentences
    • Mr Walsh praised the industry's efforts in broadening and expanding its market reach at EU retail level.
    • This volume sets out to correct the imbalance, though, inevitably, the theme broadens out to a variety of aspects of motherhood.
    • This discussion of technical aspects of narrative broadens out in this essay into a criticism of the capitalist system and its effects.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [scope/interests] ampliarse* 1.2 (widen) [river/valley] ensancharse
    Example sentences
    • Lynn winks naughtily at him, and Clark's smile broadens.
    • At the thought of his son, he quickly remembered the little girl who had come with him, and the smile on his face broadened.
    • His eyes flipped around towards where I was hiding, and his pleasant smile broadened.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.