Translation of "sweeping" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sweeping

adjective [ before noun ] (GENERAL) 广泛的 uk us /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。
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。

(Translation of “sweeping adjective (GENERAL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)