Broad-Base

Broad-Base
Generally referring to an index, it indicates that the index is composed of a sufficient number of stocks or of stocks in a variety of industry groups. See also: narrow-based. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • broad — I UK [brɔːd] / US [brɔd] adjective Word forms broad : adjective broad comparative broader superlative broadest *** 1) a) wide He was of medium height, but had very broad shoulders. a broad shady path With a broad sweep of his arm, he indicated… …   English dictionary

  • broad-based — /brawd bayst /, adj. involving participation or support by a broad spectrum of things or people: The senator had a broad based campaign. [broad base + ED3] * * * broadˈ based adjective Including a wide range of opinions, subjects, political… …   Useful english dictionary

  • base — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 lowest part ADJECTIVE ▪ firm, solid, strong ▪ circular, flat, rounded, square ▪ concrete …   Collocations dictionary

  • broad — broad1 W2S2 [bro:d US bro:d] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wide)¦ 2¦(including a lot)¦ 3¦(general)¦ 4¦(large area)¦ 5¦(way of speaking)¦ 6 broad smile/grin 7 in broad daylight 8 broad hint 9 a broad church 10¦(humour)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • base — base1 [ beıs ] noun count *** ▸ 1 lowest part of something ▸ 2 place where something is done ▸ 3 ideas etc. to start from ▸ 4 people/businesses ▸ 5 in baseball ▸ 6 main food/substance ▸ 7 chemical ▸ 8 number ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) the bottom part, edge …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • base — I UK [beɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms base : singular base plural bases *** 1) a) the bottom part, edge, or surface of something a tall cliff, with a narrow footpath at its base base of: The pituitary gland is at the base of the brain. The …   English dictionary

  • base*/*/*/ — [beɪs] noun [C] I 1) the bottom part, edge, or surface of something The statue stands on a large round base.[/ex] The pituitary gland is at the base of the brain.[/ex] 2) a place where members of the armed forces live and work a US naval… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • broad-based — /brawd bayst /, adj. involving participation or support by a broad spectrum of things or people: The senator had a broad based campaign. [broad base + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

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