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  1. widening, broadening(noun)

    an increase in width

    Synonyms:
    broadening, turnout

    Antonyms:
    narrowing

  2. turnout, widening(noun)

    a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

    Synonyms:
    output, outturn, broadening, sidetrack, rig, turnout, getup, siding, outfit, railroad siding

    Antonyms:
    narrowing

  3. widening, broadening(noun)

    the act of making something wider

    Synonyms:
    broadening, turnout

    Antonyms:
    narrowing

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How to use widening in a sentence?

  1. Michael McCarthy:

    The problem is the widening of the dispute. Europe, the U.S. and China account for almost two thirds of global GDP, an ongoing disruption to trade between these three major economies, prosecuted for domestic political purposes, could sink global growth.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

  3. Warren Patterson:

    It comes down largely to fiscal breakeven oil prices - the Saudis have a breakeven price of around $85 per barrel, and so they will be concerned about potentially a widening gap between this level and where the market trades.

  4. Marshall McCrea:

    The almost historical widening of that basis will certainly help our margins in the coming quarters.

  5. Song Myung-sub:

    The technological gap between Samsung and its competitors in fields such as DRAM and NAND has been widening lately, which helps the company avoid the rate of profit decline seen at other firms.

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