Definition of broadly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    broadly

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈbrɔːdli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrɔːdli//
     
    Happiness
     
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  1. 1  generally, without considering details Broadly speaking, I agree with you. broadly similar/comparable/equivalent/consistent
  2. 2  if you smile broadly, you smile with your mouth stretched very wide because you are very pleased or amused See related entries: Happiness
  3. Word Familybroad adjectivebroadly adverbbroaden verbbreadth noun
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: broadly