Translation of "sweeping" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈswiː.pɪŋ/ us

affecting many things or people; large

radical, amplio
It is obvious that sweeping changes are needed in the legal system.
We need to make sweeping cuts to our budget.
sweeping statement/generalization disapproving

something that you say or write that is too general and that has not been carefully thought about

burda generalización
Sweeping generalizations about this complex and difficult situation are not helpful.

A sweeping win or victory is an easy or complete win. used to describe a win or victory that is easy or complete

arrollador, aplastante
The candidate failed to win the sweeping victory he expected.

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