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breadth (n.)

"distance between the sides," late 14c., alteration of brede "breadth," from Old English brædu "breadth, width, extent," from bræd; probably by analogy of long/length.

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Definitions of breadth

breadth (n.)
the capacity to understand a broad range of topics;
a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
Synonyms: comprehensiveness / largeness
breadth (n.)
the extent of something from side to side;
Synonyms: width
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