how to pronounce widespread


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the above transcription of widespread is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

widespread is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of widespread in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… were the product of widespread fraud and …”

meanings of widespread


  1. Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent; widely diffused.

widespread frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word widespread occurs in english on average 9.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics widespread can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that widespread can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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