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English definition of “scope sth/sb out”

scope sth/sb out

phrasal verb with scope     /skəʊp/ verb
to look carefully to see if something or someone is interesting or attractive: If you'd like to scope the building out ahead of time, you'll need to make a reservation.
(Definition of scope sth/sb out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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