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Marked by breadth or tolerance of views; broad-minded.

large′-mind′ed·ly adv.
large′-mind′ed·ness n.
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generous or liberal in attitudes
ˌlarge-ˈmindedly adv
ˌlarge-ˈmindedness n
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being tolerant; broad-minded.
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Adj.1.large-minded - showing or characterized by broad-mindednesslarge-minded - showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
broad-minded - inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own; "a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed"
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