- adverbwithout regard to specific details or exceptions-
he interprets the law broadly
* * *ˈgenerally, ˈbroadly, ˈroughly, ˈrelatively, etc. speaking idiomused to show that what you are saying is true in a general, etc. way
Generally speaking, the more you pay, the more you get.
There are, broadly speaking, two ways of doing this.
Personally speaking, I've always preferred Italian food.Main entry: ↑speakidiom
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broadly speaking — adv. without taking into account particular details or exceptions … English contemporary dictionary
broadly — broad|ly [ brɔdli ] adverb ** 1. ) something that is broadly accepted is accepted by most people in a general way, even if they do not agree about all the details: The proposal was broadly welcomed by teachers. a ) something that is broadly true … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
broadly */*/ — UK [ˈbrɔːdlɪ] / US [ˈbrɔdlɪ] adverb 1) a) something that is broadly accepted is accepted by most people in a general way, even if they do not agree about all the details The proposal was broadly welcomed by teachers. b) something that is broadly… … English dictionary
broadly — adverb 1 in a general way, covering the main facts rather than details: She knows broadly what to expect. | broadly speaking: There are, broadly speaking, four types of champagne. | broadly similar: We reached broadly similar conclusions. 2… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
broadly — Synonyms and related words: abroad, absurdly, all in all, all joking aside, all things considered, altogether, amusingly, as a rule, as a whole, as an approximation, at large, bizarrely, bluffly, bluntly, broadly speaking, brusquely, by and large … Moby Thesaurus
broadly — broad|ly [ˈbro:dli US ˈbro:d ] adv 1.) in a general way, relating to the main facts rather than details ▪ She knows broadly what to expect. broadly similar/comparable/equivalent etc ▪ We reached broadly similar conclusions. ▪ Broadly speaking ,… … Dictionary of contemporary English
broadly — adv. in a broad manner; widely (grinned broadly). Phrases and idioms: broadly speaking disregarding minor exceptions … Useful english dictionary
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Speaking clock — A speaking clock service is used by people who wish to know the correct and accurate time. Speaking clock services are most commonly accessed by telephone.The format of the service is somewhat similar to those in radio time signal services. Every … Wikipedia
generally speaking — broadly/generally/speaking phrase used for showing that what you are saying is usually true, but not in every instance Generally speaking, pet owners are law abiding citizens. Thesaurus: ways of describing something in a general waysynonym… … Useful english dictionary