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wide-spreading

[wahyd-spred-ing]
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  1. spreading over or covering a large area: wide-spreading showers; wide-spreading ivy.
  2. affecting or reaching a large area: a wide-spreading infection.
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Origin of wide-spreading

First recorded in 1585–95
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