Translation of "scope" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /skəʊp/ us /skoʊp/

A the range of a subject covered by a book, programme, discussion, class, etc.

alcance, campo
I’m afraid that problem is beyond/outside the scope of my lecture.
Oil painting does not come within the scope of a course of this kind.
We would now like to broaden/widen the scope of the enquiry and look at more general matters.

the opportunity for doing something

There is limited scope for further reductions in the workforce.

(Translation of “scope” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /skəup/

(often with for) the opportunity or chance to do, use or develop

There’s no scope for originality in this job.

the area or extent of an activity etc

Few things are beyond the scope of a child’s imagination.

(Translation of “scope” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)