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English definition of “sweeping”

sweeping

adjective
 
 
/ˈswiːpɪŋ/
[always before noun] affecting many things or people: sweeping changes/reformsBig and quite bigEnormous
sweeping statement/generalization something someone says that is very general and has not been carefully thought aboutComplete and wholeVery and extreme
(Definition of sweeping from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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