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sweeping

adjective [before noun] (GENERAL) 广泛的     /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/
affecting many things or people; large 影响广泛的,大的 It is obvious that sweeping changes are needed in the legal system. 显然,法制体系需要进行大刀阔斧的改革。 We need to make sweeping cuts to our budget. 我们必须大幅削减预算。 Big and quite bigEnormous
sweeping statement/generalization disapproving
something that you say or write that is too general and that has not been carefully thought about 泛泛之谈;一概而论的说法;过于笼统的概括 Sweeping generalizations about this complex and difficult situation are not helpful. 对这种复杂困难的情形作泛泛之谈是没有用的。 Big and quite bigEnormous
(Definition of sweeping adjective (GENERAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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