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English definition of “sweep”

sweep

noun [C]     /swiːp/
MOVEMENT a long movement: [usually singular] With a sweep of his arm, he gestured towards the garden.General words for movement
CURVE something shaped in a long curve: a long sweep of sandy beach → See also chimney sweepBending, twisting and curvingGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
(Definition of sweep noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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