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English definition of “scope”


noun [U] (RANGE)    /skəʊp/ US  /skoʊp/
C1 the range of a subject covered by a book , programme , discussion , class , etc.: I'm afraid that problem is beyond/ outside the scope of my lecture . Oil painting does not come within the scope of a course of this kind . We would now like to broaden / widen the scope of the enquiry and look at more general matters .Range and limits
(Definition of scope noun (RANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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