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    over a broad area or range

    Its sleek user interface will help drive widescale adoption.

    Australian spies penetrated Indonesia's security network to gain wide-scale access to telecom data, according to an NSA leak.

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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