(adv.) At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad.
(adv.) Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode; as, to walk abroad.
(adv.) Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as, we have broils at home and enemies abroad.
(adv.) Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely.
(1) Between 70 and 80% of human Salmonella infections are contracted abroad, mainly outside the Nordic countries.
(2) Using the Italian I distantly remember from my year abroad in Florence as a student (mi chiama Hadley!
(3) NK cells mediate their cytotoxicity against tumor cells through abroad array of cytotoxic and cytostatic proteins.
(4) He could be the target of more punishing wit, as when Michael Foot, noting a tendency to be tougher abroad than at home, called him "a belligerent Bertie Wooster without even a Jeeves to restrain him."
(5) As well as stocking second-hand items for purchase, charity shops such as Oxfam have launched Christmas gifts to provide specific help for poor communities abroad.
(6) British citizens travelling or studying abroad for more than three months are being refused benefits on their return under new rules designed to crackdown on benefit tourism from eastern Europe .
(7) Ammoniation of corn, peanuts, cottonseed, and meals to alter the toxic and carcinogenic effects of aflatoxin contamination has been the subject of intense research effort by scientists in various government agencies and universities, both in the United States and abroad.
(8) Salinger stayed abroad for five months, mainly in Vienna.
(9) Last year more than 4,000 doctors took the first steps towards working abroad.
(10) I’ve seen Ukip both at home and abroad, and I’m sorry to say they’re pretty amateur.
(11) The Bank cited slower economic growth at home and abroad, especially in the UK's main export markets, as well as problems in the eurozone, and strains on the banking system.
(12) She finds indoor activities to discourage the kids from playing outside on the foulest days, and plans holidays abroad as often as possible – but still frets about what their years in Delhi may do to her children’s health.
(13) We might have a patient we can’t do anything for and we have to wait for them to die, knowing if they were abroad they could be saved.
(14) And there are many others who cannot leave teaching, and so will take their talent abroad, where they are valued much more highly.
(15) By encouraging (in effect, subsidising) ever more Britons to holiday abroad, extra runway capacity would probably harm rather than help the balance of payments.
(16) Several large-scale, observational epidemiologic studies in the United States and abroad have shown a strong independent inverse relation between HDL and CAD.
(17) BNP spokesman Simon Darby, said today that at first glance the list includes some people who are no longer members and some who have moved abroad.
(18) She warned that housing benefit caps would make moving to the private rented sector increasingly difficult for those on low incomes, and complained that homes were now allowed to stand empty in London and elsewhere because they had been sold abroad as financial assets.
(19) Four of the index cases had recently travelled abroad.
(20) Some 59% of voters said the UK's recent entanglements in Iraq and Afghanistan had made them more reluctant to support military interventions by UK forces abroad.
(adv.) To, in, or on the field.
(adv.) Out of the way; astray.
(1) They were going further afield to other places where they could get the best business in terms of cheaper labour.
(2) There have been news stories as far afield as India, Romania, the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan.
(3) "We are now looking further afield: India, China, the Middle East, South America," said managing director Mark Webber.
(4) How this angry, increasingly radical young man became connected to what appears to be a sophisticated terrorist cell is the subject of urgent inquiry for security services in Britain and further afield.
(5) This year I plan to head much further afield, to Arctic Canada – hopefully to spot polar bears in far-north Quebec.
(6) But still, it doesn't seem that far afield for him to have gotten the memo about how the crisis in news is no longer moral (what a luxury!
(7) At a 2.20am press conference, Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri state highway patrol said 31 people had been arrested, some who had come from as far afield as New York and California.
(8) Within days, US networks were demanding interviews as were media organisations from as far afield as Japan, Denmark, Canada and Australia.
(9) China hopes to build 110 nuclear power plants at home and wants to use its own designs at Bradwell as a showcase to help it sell its technology further afield.
(10) In turn, a growing number of London councils are forced to house their homeless people further and further afield.
(11) So you would have a system that the staff at the house would call ahead to the boat, and the owners would appear 10 minutes later and you’d just happen to have fresh towels and scented water waiting for them.” In recent years, a growing number of superyacht owners and charterers, particularly those under 40, have cruised further afield than the “milk run” of Mediterranean resorts to remote routes, including the Arctic Northwest Passage, fuelling demand for designer icebreakers, such as the SeaExplorer range.
(12) Case study 'We're having to look further afield' Tinsley Bridge steelworks is pursuing what the government might see as a model business plan and defying the continuing downturn in manufacturing.
(13) The scheme has attracted attention as far afield as Amsterdam, Milwaukee and Cape Town.
(14) With no more than 1.5 billion people online worldwide, the company is already close to saturation point in many countries and is now looking further afield.
(15) This year's show features acts from as far afield as France, Greece, Germany, the United States and Ukraine.
(16) If too few badgers were killed, then those escaping would spread TB further afield and actually increase herd infections.
(17) As far as the police in Nairobi are concerned, Jermaine Grant, 29, is involved with al-Shabaab, which has been responsible for numerous bombings in Mogadishu and northern Somalia , and is seemingly determined to export its violence further afield.
(18) The city is compact and easy to navigate by foot, and you can travel further afield by bike or on the reliable, cheap bus network.
(19) Last month Boko Haram threatened to strike farther afield, with potentially catastrophic consequences for the economy.
(20) Newham, one of the most economically deprived local authorities in the UK, which legally must house claimants, said it had had to look "further afield for an alternative supply" of affordable housing.