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widespread (adj.)

also wide-spread, 1705, from wide + past participle of spread (v.). Earlier was wide-spreading (1590s).

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Definitions of widespread from WordNet

widespread (adj.)
widely circulated or diffused;
a widespread doctrine
widespread fear of nuclear war
widespread (adj.)
distributed over a considerable extent;
widespread nuclear fallout
Synonyms: far-flung
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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