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"sweeping" in British English

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sweepingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/  us   /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/
affecting many things or ​people; ​large: It is ​obvious that sweeping changes are ​needed in the ​legalsystem. We need to make sweeping cuts to ​ourbudget.
sweeping statement/generalization disapproving
something that you say or write that is too ​general and that has not been ​carefullythought about: Sweeping ​generalizations about this ​complex and ​difficultsituation are not ​helpful.
(Definition of sweeping from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sweeping" in American English

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sweepingadjective

 us   /ˈswi·pɪŋ/
having ​greateffect or ​range: The ​proposalcalls for sweeping ​changes in ​publicland use.
(Definition of sweeping from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sweeping" in Business English

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sweepingadjective

uk   us   /ˈswiːpɪŋ/
making a ​big difference to a particular ​situation and affecting a lot of ​people: sweeping changes/cuts/reforms The ​party has ​embarked on a ​series of sweeping ​reforms.
(Definition of sweeping from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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