An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in general)
a. en general
This is a broadly conservative-voting county.En general, este es un condado en el que prima el voto conservador.
b. en términos generales
Broadly speaking, the country is divided in two distinct climatic regions.Hablando en términos generales, el país se divide en dos zonas climáticas bien diferenciadas.
c. en líneas generales
I broadly agree with him, but not on this particular issue.En líneas generales, estoy de acuerdo con él, pero no así en lo que se refiere a este punto en concreto.
d. ampliamente
It's broadly accepted that smoking causes cancer.Está ampliamente aceptado que fumar produce cáncer.
2. (widely)
a. de oreja a oreja (to smile)
Bobby smiled broadly when he saw his birthday present.A Bobby se le puso una sonrisa de oreja a oreja cuando vio su regalo de cumpleaños.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (generally)
a. en general
to smile broadlyesomebodyozar una amplia sonrisa
broadly speakingen términos generales
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broadly [ˈbrɔːdlɪ]
1 (by and large) [+agree, accept] en líneas generales
broadly similar parecido en líneas generales; broadly speaking en general; hablando en términos generales; it is broadly true that ... en líneas generales es verdad que ...
staff costs, broadly defined, make up two-thirds of the budget
2 (widely) [+smile, grin] abiertamente; de oreja a oreja
3 (unsubtly) [+hint] claramente
he hinted broadly that he would like to come
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