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.

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