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1 a wide space or area
  • a great breadth of land awaited those who were brave and hardy enough to settle it

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2 an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends
  • the breadth of his knowledge on the subject is awesome

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The first known use of breadth was in the 15th century

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“Breadth.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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