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Geographical SpreadPlay
Use 'widespread' to describe something that reaches across different geographic regions. SlideWidespread access to the internet has changed how we work.
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Not IsolatedPlay
'Widespread' indicates that something is not limited to a small area or group. SlideAfter the hurricane, there was widespread damage in the region.
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Cultural PhenomenaPlay
Use 'widespread' to talk about cultural trends that are seen in various societies. SlideThe phenomenon of fast food is widespread in urban areas.