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widely

Pronunciation: /ˈwaɪdli/

Translation of widely in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (extensively) she is very widely traveled ha viajado mucho a widely read young man un joven de extensa cultura opposition to the regime is widely based la oposición al régimen tiene una base muy amplia these products are now widely available estos productos se consiguen con facilidad ahora it was widely publicized se le dio gran publicidad, fue muy publicitado 1.2 (commonly) it is widely believed that … comúnmente se cree que … it is not widely understood that … no se suele entender que … a widely held view una opinión muy extendida a widely used brand of detergent una marca de detergente muy usada a widely respected figure una figura muy respetada a widely read newspaper un diario muy leído a 19th century author still widely read today un autor del siglo XIX que se lee mucho aún hoy 1.3 (to a large degree) [vary] mucho the two styles are widely different los dos estilos son muy diferentes
    Example sentences
    • The union also said the use of the orders varied widely in different parts of the country.
    • The date and length of the flowering season varied widely among the different clones.
    • The scope of the duty varies widely according to the nature of the employment.

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