♦ broad

♦ broad
♦ broad /brɔ:d/
A a.
1 largo; ampio; esteso; spazioso: broad back, schiena ampia; spalle larghe; broad-backed, dalle spalle larghe; broad hips, fianchi larghi; (ferr.) broad gauge, scartamento largo; a broad smile, un ampio sorriso; a broad valley, una valle larga; un'ampia valle; a mile broad, largo un miglio; broad-spectrum, ad ampio spettro
2 vasto; ampio: a broad range of topics, una vasta gamma di argomenti
3 aperto; tollerante: a broad mind, una mente aperta; a broad view, un punto di vista tollerante
4 generale; generico: a broad rule, una regola generale; a broad statement, una dichiarazione generale; in a broad sense, in senso lato; in broad outline, in linee generali
5 chiaro; evidente; scoperto; esplicito: a broad hint, un accenno scoperto; un'allusione esplicita
6 (di accento regionale) marcato, spiccato: a broad Southern accent, un marcato accento del Sud; to speak broad Scots, parlare in dialetto scozzese
7 scollacciato; spinto; grasso: broad humour, umorismo spinto
8 (fon.) aperto
B n.
1 (il) largo; parte larga (di qc.)
2 (slang USA) donna
● (in GB, stor.) broad arrow, freccia dalla punta larga (marchio sui beni di proprietà dello Stato) □ broad-based, a larga base: a broad-based government, un governo a larga base; (fin., Borsa) broad-based index, indice di Borsa (rappresentativo dell'intero mercato) □ (bot.) broad bean (Vicia faba), fava □ broad-brim, cappello a larga tesa □ broad-brush, generale; generalizzato; a grandi linee □ (relig., in GB) Broad Church, Chiesa latitudinaria □ (GB) broad church, gruppo, partito, ecc., che accoglie molte correnti □ broad in the beam, (naut., di nave) larga al baglio; (di donna) dai fianchi larghi □ (sport USA) broad jump, salto in lungo (specialità) □ broad-leaved ► broadleaved □ (polit.) broad left, coalizione di sinistra □ broad-minded ► broadminded □ (naut.) broad reach, gran lasco □ (edil.) broad tool, scalpello a punta larga □ in broad daylight, in pieno giorno □ with a broad brush, a grandi linee; in termini generali □ (fam.) It's as broad as it is long, fa lo stesso; è la stessa cosa
broadness n. [u].

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