widespread (comparative widerspread, superlative widestspread)
- Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent; widely diffused.
- 1906, Stanley J[ohn] Weyman, chapter I, in Chippinge Borough, New York, N.Y.: McClure, Phillips & Co., OCLC 580270828 ↗, page 01 ↗:
- It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
- French: répandu, généralisé
- German: weitverbreitet
- Italian: esteso, diffuso, ampio
- Portuguese: difuso
- Russian: широко́ распространённый
- Spanish: extenso, generalizado, común, extendido