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breadth

breadth

 
 
pronunciation:
bredth [or] breth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: distance from side to side measured perpendicularly to length; width.
We measured the length and breadth of the room.
similar words:
extent
definition 2: extent or size.
We were impressed with the breadth of his knowledge on the subject.Who can measure the breadth of a mother's love?
similar words:
dimension, play, size
definition 3: a piece of something having a standard or full width.
She cut a breadth of the silk.
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