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Definition of "widely" []

  • Commonly; generally; to a great degree (adverb)
  • Separated by a large distance (adverb)

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Use "widely" in a sentence
  • "Power brokers - a term widely used in Afghanistan - refer to Afghans who leverage their political and business connections to advance their own interests."
  • "Suggesting that he neither expects, nor wants, unchecked sway over the city council, Mr. Emanuel said it "can't be a rubber stamp"—a term widely associated with the Daley style of governance."
  • "Power brokers - a term widely used in Afghanistan - refers to Afghans who leverage their political and business connections to advance their own interests."