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Main Entry: 1wide
Pronunciation: primarystresswimacrd
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): wider; wid·est
1 a : covering a large area <the whole wide world> b : extending over, reaching, or affecting a vast area : EXTENSIVE <wide publicity> c : not limited : COMPREHENSIVE <a job calling for wide experience> <a wide assortment>
2 a : measured across or at right angles to length <cloth 40 feet wide> b : having a great measure across : BROAD <a wide river> c : opened as far as possible <eyes wide with wonder>
3 a : extending or fluctuating considerably between limits <a wide variation> b : far from the thing in question <a charge wide of the truth>
- wide·ly adverb
- wide·ness noun

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