in broad outline

in broad outline
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  • broad — [brôd] adj. [ME brod < OE brad; akin to Ger breit] 1. of large extent from side to side; wide 2. having great extent or expanse; spacious [broad prairies] 3. extending all about; clear; open; full [broad daylight] 4. easy to understand; not… …   English World dictionary

  • outline — I n. 1) to draw up, make an outline 2) a bare; broad, general; rough outline 3) in outline (to draw in outline; to present a project in broad outline) II v. 1) (B) they outlined the project to us 2) (d; tr.) to outline against (the ship was… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • broad — broad1 W2S2 [bro:d US bro:d] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wide)¦ 2¦(including a lot)¦ 3¦(general)¦ 4¦(large area)¦ 5¦(way of speaking)¦ 6 broad smile/grin 7 in broad daylight 8 broad hint 9 a broad church 10¦(humour)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad — broad1 [ brɔd ] adjective *** 1. ) wide: He was of medium height, but had very broad shoulders. a broad shady path With a broad sweep of his arm, he indicated the town below us. a broad expanse (=a wide area): The road passed through a broad… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • broad — I UK [brɔːd] / US [brɔd] adjective Word forms broad : adjective broad comparative broader superlative broadest *** 1) a) wide He was of medium height, but had very broad shoulders. a broad shady path With a broad sweep of his arm, he indicated… …   English dictionary

  • outline — out|line1 [ˈautlaın] n 1.) [U and C] the main ideas or facts about something, without the details ▪ a research proposal outline outline of ▪ an outline of world history broad/rough/general outline ▪ a broad outline of the committee s plans in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad — [[t]brɔ͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦ broader, broadest, broads 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is broad is wide. His shoulders were broad and his waist narrow... The hills rise green and sheer above the broad river. ...a broad expanse of green lawn. Ant: narrow 2)… …   English dictionary

  • broad — 01. A meeting was held to discuss a [broad] number of issues currently facing the company. 02. Reading many books can [broaden] your knowledge. 03. She has a [broad] knowledge of European history. 04. The new leader s social policy initiatives… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • broad*/*/*/ — [brɔːd] adj 1) wide Ant: narrow He had very broad shoulders.[/ex] a broad shady path[/ex] 2) including many different things or people Ant: narrow I meet a broad range of people in my job.[/ex] 3) expressed in a general way, without many details… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • broad — adjective 1) a broad flight of steps Syn: wide Ant: narrow 2) the leaves are two inches broad Syn: wide, across, in breadth, in width 3) a broad expanse of prairie …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • broad — adjective 1) a broad expanse of prairie Syn: wide, extensive, vast, immense, great, spacious, expansive, sizeable, sweeping 2) a broad range of opportunities Syn: comprehensive, inc …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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