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

Translation of widespread in Spanish:


  • (custom/belief)
    to become widespread (custom/belief)
    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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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.