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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The extent of something from side to side; The capacity to understand a broad range of topics.

Usage examples (39)
  • The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
  • A teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
  • When the Xbox 360 first came out, the talk was all about the graphics horsepower and the title breadth of the platform.
  • What Conroy has in breadth, however, he lacks in depth. for more
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  • She held her "breath" (inhaled and exhaled air), then began to "breathe" (inhale and exhale air) deeply when she saw the "breadth" (distance from side to side) of the ocean.
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