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Broad vs wide

Both adjectives can be used alternatively in order to describe nouns. However, they are not perfect synonyms.

Broad is used to describe the length of something, e.g. a broad back, whereas wide describes the distance between two edges, e.g. wide sleeves.

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Length = Distance between two points. Hence, they(BROAD&WIDE) are perfect synonyms .........david

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