broad hint


broad hint
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English-russian dctionary of diplomacy. 2014.

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  • broad hint — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. thinly veiled request, strong suggestion, allusion; see hint 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • broad hint — clear hint, obvious clue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Broad — (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in breadth, or from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad acres — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad arrow — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad pennant — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broad — [brôd] adj. [ME brod < OE brad; akin to Ger breit] 1. of large extent from side to side; wide 2. having great extent or expanse; spacious [broad prairies] 3. extending all about; clear; open; full [broad daylight] 4. easy to understand; not… …   English World dictionary

  • broad — broad1 W2S2 [bro:d US bro:d] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wide)¦ 2¦(including a lot)¦ 3¦(general)¦ 4¦(large area)¦ 5¦(way of speaking)¦ 6 broad smile/grin 7 in broad daylight 8 broad hint 9 a broad church 10¦(humour)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hint — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 suggestion ADJECTIVE ▪ big, broad, clear (esp. BrE), heavy, not so subtle (esp. AmE), obvious, strong ▪ He gave a broad hint that he w …   Collocations dictionary

  • broad — broad1 [ brɔd ] adjective *** 1. ) wide: He was of medium height, but had very broad shoulders. a broad shady path With a broad sweep of his arm, he indicated the town below us. a broad expanse (=a wide area): The road passed through a broad… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • broad — 1 adjective 1 WIDE a road, river, or part of someone s body etc that is broad is wide: We went along a broad carpeted passage. | He was six feet tall, with broad shoulders and slender hips. | 6 feet/3 metres etc broad The track was three metres… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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