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widespread

adjective
     
wide‧spread W3
existing or happening in many places or situations, or among many people:
the widespread use of chemicals in agriculture
widespread support/acceptance/criticism/condemnation etc
There was widespread support for the war.
The storm caused widespread damage.

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