In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(belief/custom) extendido(custom/belief) generalizado(species) extendidoto become widespread — extenderse
- showers will become widespread throughout the south — los chaparrones se extenderán por el sur del país
- In its mad rush to try to increase turnout, the Government has opened the door to widespread fraud.
- What all these countries have in common is widespread unemployment and illiteracy.
- It is understandable that this method of prevention has not been met with widespread support.
- Apathy was so widespread that we had to cut the number of polling stations there.
- It is about time the council dealt with this widespread contamination once and for all.
- It is now also accepted that widespread reform of the commission must take place.
- The significance has grown as the operation of mobile phones has become ever more widespread.
- The case was the first of its kind recorded in the world and prompted widespread concern.
- To resist and confront such a popular workforce would risk widespread loss of support.
- The government decision to back out has also been met with widespread criticism by civic chiefs.
- He is sure to garner widespread support from across all sections of club rugby.
- There is a widespread belief that the government should do more to encourage saving.
- The news of widespread rain in the region may bring some cheer to the grim faces of farmers.
- There has also been widespread concern about pollution and noise during the summer months.
- To paint now is an act of resistance which answers a widespread need and may instigate hope.
- The most widespread form of discrimination in our country today is on the grounds of age.
- On both sides, there is widespread agreement as to the nature of the eventual peace deal.
- Unions have formed an action group to fight the proposals and claim widespread support.
- The fact that this reaction was so widespread indicates the depths of our disbelief.
- The next most serious and widespread health risk to humans comes from salmonella in pigs.
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