in broad daylight

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Definition of in broad daylight

: during the day when people and things can be easily seen rather than at night The crime was committed in broad daylight.

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“In broad daylight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20broad%20daylight. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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