Definition of broad-based in English:

broad-based

adjective

  • Wide-ranging; general.

    ‘we expect to see broad-based support’
    ‘broad-based knowledge’
    ‘an introductory broad-based course’
    • ‘The humor is reasonably broad-based: not so juvenile that adults will dismiss it, and not so sophisticated that children won't laugh.’
    • ‘Such a broad-based, genuinely diverse movement might actually have an impact.’
    • ‘Four of these proposals attracted broad-based support.’
    • ‘The Kennedy Center's education area fosters appreciation for the performing arts as an integral part of a broad-based education.’
    • ‘I don't expect Dungeons & Dragons to have much broad-based appeal.’
    • ‘China has huge economic and cultural potential, and enjoys broad-based support from the developing world.’
    • ‘What is lacking is broad-based federal and state government support so that apprenticeship programs can succeed.’
    • ‘Korea's export growth has been quite broad-based.’
    • ‘Since the investor cannot beat the market, buying a broad-based market index is likely to earn as good a return with a lot less work.’
    • ‘The marketing department engaged in broad-based, old-fashioned grassroots networking.’
    • ‘Bullish pundits and media commentators are quick to credit news of a strengthening economy for fueling this week's broad-based stock market rally.’
    • ‘The editors and contributors are part of a broad-based network, including trade-union leaders, researchers, members of the ravaged communities, academics and campaigners.’
    • ‘Are you going to do a broad-based search for a manager?’
    • ‘The four-year program involved a broad-based education that focused on individual topics for specified periods of time.’
    • ‘This broad-based marketing strategy ensures the film's success in mainstream venues.’
    • ‘People with a general or broad-based experience are a dime a dozen and the only way they get work is to work cheap.’
    • ‘We can match music to a campaign in ways that were impossible when the approach was more general and broad-based.’
    • ‘I like to think that I have a fairly broad-based sense of humor.’
    • ‘The construction slowdown is gaining momentum and it is broad-based.’
    • ‘The collection is broad-based, but the quality level has remained high.’
    wide-ranging, broad-based, general, humanistic
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Pronunciation:

broad-based

/ˌbrôdˈbāst/