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scope

noun [U] uk   /skəʊp/ us    /skoʊp/

scope noun [U] (RANGE)

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.
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scope noun [U] (OPPORTUNITY)

C2 the opportunity for doing something: There is limited scope for further reductions in the workforce.
Translations of “scope”
in Spanish oportunidad, alcance…
in French possibilité, limites…
in German der Raum, der Bereich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 範圍…
in Russian пределы, масштаб, возможность…
in Turkish kapsam, fırsat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 范围…
in Polish zakres, zasięg, miejsce…
(Definition of scope noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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