Translation of "sweeping" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective [ before noun ] (GENERAL) 廣泛的 uk us /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/

affecting many things or people; large

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

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。

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