Definition Of widespread
found or distributed over a large area or number of people.
there was widespread support for the war
Example Of widespread
Apathy was so widespread that we had to cut the number of polling stations there.
He is sure to garner widespread support from across all sections of club rugby.
In its mad rush to try to increase turnout, the Government has opened the door to widespread fraud.
It is about time the council dealt with this widespread contamination once and for all.
It is now also accepted that widespread reform of the commission must take place.