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wide-rang·ing

(wīd′rān′jĭng)
adj.
Covering a wide area; including much: a pianist's wide-ranging repertoire; a wide-ranging interview.

wide-ranging

adj
dealing with, including or affecting a great many different things
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wide-ranging - including much; "the pianist's wide-ranging repertoire"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
2.wide-ranging - widely different; "varied motives prompt people to join a political party"; "varied ethnic traditions of the immigrants"
diversified - having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety; "a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern"; "diversified farming"; "diversified manufacturing"; "diversified scenery"; "diversified investments"

wide-ranging

adjective far-reaching, sweeping, broad, widespread, extensive, pervasive, significant a package of wide-ranging economic reforms

wide-ranging

adjective
Translations

wide-ranging

[ˈwaɪdˌreɪndʒɪŋ] ADJ [survey, report] → de gran alcance; [interests] → muy diversos

wide-ranging

[ˌwaɪdˈreɪndʒɪŋ] adj (survey, report) → vasto/a; (interests) → svariato/a

wide

(waid) adjective
1. great in extent, especially from side to side. wide streets; Her eyes were wide with surprise.
2. being a certain distance from one side to the other. This material is three metres wide; How wide is it?
3. great or large. He won by a wide margin.
4. covering a large and varied range of subjects etc. a wide experience of teaching.
adverb
with a great distance from top to bottom or side to side. He opened his eyes wide.
ˈwidely adverb
ˈwiden verb
to make, or become, wide or wider. They have widened the road; The lane widens here.
ˈwideness noun
width (widθ) noun
1. size from side to side. What is the width of this material?; This fabric comes in three different widths.
2. the state of being wide.
ˌwide-ˈranging adjective
(of interests etc) covering a large number of subjects etc.
ˈwidespread adjective
spread over a large area or among many people. widespread hunger and disease.
give a wide berth (to)
to keep well away from. I give people with colds a wide berth / give a wide berth to people with colds.
wide apart
a great (or greater than average) distance away from one another. He held his hands wide apart.
wide awake
fully awake.
wide open
fully open. The door was wide open; Her eyes are wide open but she seems to be asleep.
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