broad–minded

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adjective broad–mind·ed \ˈbrȯd-ˈmīn-dəd, -ˌmīn-\

Definition of broad–minded

  1. 1 :  tolerant of varied views

  2. 2 :  inclined to condone minor departures from conventional behavior

broad–mindedly

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broad–mindedness

noun

1850

First Known Use of broad–minded

1850


BROAD–MINDED Defined for English Language Learners

broad–minded

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adjective broad–mind·ed \ˈbrȯd-ˈmīn-dəd, -ˌmīn-\

Definition of broad–minded for English Language Learners

  • : willing to accept opinions, beliefs, or behaviors that are unusual or different from your own


BROAD–MINDED Defined for Kids

broad–minded

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adjective broad–mind·ed \ˈbrȯd-ˈmīn-dəd\

Definition of broad–minded for Students

  1. :  willing to consider unusual or different opinions, beliefs, and practices


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