- to or in a foreign country or countries
- (of news, rumours, etc) in general circulation; current
- out in the open
- over a wide area
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈbrɔːd/USA pronuncation: IPA/əˈbrɔd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə brôd′)
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a•broad /əˈbrɔd/USA pronunciation adv.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•broad (ə brôd′),USA pronunciation adv.
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abroad /əˈbrɔːd/ adv
'abroad' also found in these entries:
Bidault - Blighty - Delta Force - Diplomatic Service - Fulbright Act - KGB - NRI - Ookpik - TT - United Press International - advice - afield - balance of payments - blackbird - blackbirding - blaze - blazon - broadcast - bruit - bump - citizenship papers - correspondent - diffuse - diplomatic pouch - dollar diplomacy - duck - exotic - export - foreign - foreign affairs - home front - import - mission - national - neoisolationism - noise - nonresident - nourish - offshore - outspread - overseas - pass - passport - peacekeeper - peregrinate - peregrination - peregrine - presence - prolong - protection
Collocations: [imports, cars, products] from abroad, The [imports] were [sent, shipped, purchased] from abroad., is returning from abroad (next week), more...
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