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adverb wide pronunciation in American English /waɪd/
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  1. 1
    as much as possible

    The door opened wide and people came streaming out.

    Stand with your legs wide apart, then touch the floor.

    wide awake:

    He was now wide awake and sitting up in bed.

  2. 3
    to one side of the point that was aimed at

    Gonzalez should have scored, but he shot the ball wide.



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