Translation of "sweeping" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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sweepingadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/ us /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/

sweeping adjective [ before noun ] (GENERAL)

affecting many things or people; large

影響廣泛的,大的
It is obvious that sweeping changes are needed in the legal system. 顯然,法制體系需要進行大刀闊斧的改革。
We need to make sweeping cuts to our budget. 我們必須大幅削減預算。
sweeping statement/generalization disapproving

something that you say or write that is too general and that has not been carefully thought about

泛泛之談;一概而論的說法;過於籠統的概括:
Sweeping generalizations about this complex and difficult situation are not helpful. 對這種複雜困難的情形作泛泛之談是沒有用的。

sweeping adjective [ before noun ] (WIN)

A sweeping win or victory is an easy or complete win.

大獲全勝,一舉獲勝,輕易獲勝
The candidate failed to win the sweeping victory he expected. 這個黨派沒能如願以償地大獲全勝。

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