Meaning of “the big/bigger picture” in the English Dictionary

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"the big/bigger picture" in British English

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the big/bigger picture

the most important facts about a situation and the effects of that situation on other things:

In my political work I try to concentrate on the big picture and not be distracted by details.

(Definition of “the big/bigger picture” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)