broadly based

idiom

: involving or attracting many different types of people
a broadly based political movement

Examples of broadly based in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While broadly based in reality, the entire movie is a put-on, a wackazoid tall tale, a comedy that uses the breakfast wars as the jumping-off point for a high-camp exercise in nostalgic lunacy. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 3 May 2024 The decline in support for an assault weapons ban since 2019 is broadly based across groups. Gary Langer, ABC News, 6 Feb. 2023 Before the school year began, the district split families into three groups broadly based on geography. Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Sep. 2022 However, Sol and Jack are broadly based on Jews who decided to fight back against the neo-Nazi movement in Britain. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 9 May 2022 Kast’s plan is broadly based on increasing investment incentives. Sebastian Boyd, Bloomberg.com, 18 Nov. 2021 The Biden administration has sought to roll out boosters broadly based on studies signaling waning immunity. Peter Loftus, WSJ, 5 Oct. 2021 The company’s commercial avionics and engine business is so broadly based that any uptick in global economic activity will likely be beneficial to Raytheon. Loren Thompson, Forbes, 2 Sep. 2021

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“Broadly based.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broadly%20based. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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