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broad

adjective
noun
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adjective
1 adjective wideleathan adj1  c m ufairsing adj1  c m uhe had broad shoulders bhí sé leathanghuailleachshe had a broad grin bhí meangadh mór ar a haghaidh, bhí straois go cluasa uirthi 2 adjective measured widthwisear leithead  c m uthe valley is half a kilometre broad tá an gleann leathchiliméadar ar leitheadthe room is as broad as it's long is ionann fad is leithead don seomra, tá an seomra comhfhad comhleithead
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3 adjective large in areafairsing adj1  c m uscóipiúil adj2  c m u 4 adjective wide in rangeleathan adj1  c m ufairsing adj1  c m ua broad range of skills réimse leathan scileanna 5 adjective including many/most peoplethere was broad consensus concerning the result bhí glacadh go forleathan leis an toradh, aontaíodh go ginearálta faoin toradhits appeal is as broad as ever tá an tóir chéanna air i gcónaí 6 adjective general, undetailedleathan adj1  c m ugarbh adj1  c m ubroad definition sainmhíniú leathan, sainmhíniú garbhthe broad facts cnámha an scéil 7 adjective unsubtle, vulgargarbh adj1  c m ubroad hint leid gharbhbroad humour greann garbh, greann gáirsiúil, greann graosta 8 adjective (of accent) strongláidir adj1  c m ushe has a broad accent tá canúint láidir uirthi, tá canúint láidir aici, tá tuin láidir ar a cuid cainte
noun
9 noun (US) womanbean fem  c m u
phrases

as broad as it's long

it makes no difference, it's as broad as it's long is cuma, is ionann an dá rud; is cuma, is é an dá mhar a chéile é; nach cuma, dhá réal scilling

broad daylight

lár an laelár an lae ghléigilit was broad daylight when they got up rinne siad codladh go headrain broad daylight i lár an lae ghléigil, i ngealán an lae

broad in the beam

(also

broad of beam

) másachgorúnachmórthónach

the broad of your back

slat do dhroma

to hit the broad side of a barn

(US), informal you couldn't hit the broad side of a barn ní bhuailfeá tóin bó le sluasaid, ní aimseofá binn an tí

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