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English definition of “scope”

scope

noun [U]  /skoʊp/ us  

scope noun [U] (RANGE)

the range of matters considered or dealt with: We are going to widen the scope of the investigation.

scope noun [U] (OPPORTUNITY)

the opportunity for activity: There is limited scope for further reducing the workforce.

scope noun [U] (DEVICE)

infml a device you look through to see something that is difficult to see directly, such as a microscope or a telescope
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