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sweeping

adjective [before noun] (GENERAL)
廣泛的
 
 
/ˈswiː.pɪŋ/
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。
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。
Big and quite bigEnormous
Translations of “sweeping”
in Russian радикальный…
in Turkish her şeyi herkesi etkisi altına alan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 广泛的, 影响广泛的,大的…
in Polish gruntowny, radykalny…
(Definition of sweeping adjective (GENERAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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