Last month, Palin made a not-so-subtle point that illustrated one of the reasons why Shannon could spring to broader prominence.
The tangle of groups, funders, and leaders in the black anti-immigration effort—as in the broader movement—can be hard to follow.
They just say beat up on the Saudis about Bahrain and completely ignore joining the broader policy issue.
Indiana is a heartland, bell-weather state that generally reflects presidential outcomes and broader electoral trends.
The report on the budgetary impact can be seen here, and the report on the broader impact can be seen here.
These will cut more rapidly than the broader ones but will not leave as smooth a finish.
The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.'
Apparently Judge Dunder had in this case resolved to wink a little at chicane and decide for justice in the broader sense.
Aliteracy is also part of the broader change in the status of literacy.
One who has chosen a broader field for the exercise of those great powers with which Nature endowed her than Brampton could give.
Old English brad "broad, flat, open, extended," from Proto-Germanic *braithaz (cf. Old Frisian bred, Old Norse breiðr, Dutch breed, German breit, Gothic brouþs), of unknown origin. Not found outside Germanic languages. No clear distinction in sense from wide. Related: Broadly. Broad-brim as a style of hat (1680s, broad-brimmed) in 18c.-19c. suggested "Quaker male" from their characteristic attire.
"woman," slang, 1911, perhaps suggestive of broad (adj.) hips, but it also might trace to American English abroadwife, word for a woman (often a slave) away from her husband. Earliest use of the slang word suggests immorality or coarse, low-class women. Because of this negative association, and the rise of women's athletics, the track and field broad jump was changed to the long jump c.1967.
[1910+; probably from the notion ''broad in the beam'']