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  • sweeping — sweep|ing [ swipıŋ ] adjective 1. ) a sweeping change or development has a major effect: He proposed sweeping changes to the business. 2. ) not based on specific facts or details and therefore not completely accurate or fair: sweeping… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sweeping — UK [ˈswiːpɪŋ] / US [ˈswɪpɪŋ] adjective 1) a sweeping change or development has a major effect 2) not based on specific facts or details and therefore not completely accurate or fair sweeping conclusions/generalizations/proposals 3) with a wide… …   English dictionary

  • sweeping — [ˈswiːpɪŋ] adj 1) a sweeping change or development has a major effect 2) a sweeping statement is too general to be true in every case 3) with a wide impressive curved shape …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • change — change, social change One of the central problems of sociology . In the middle of the nineteenth century, the first attempts at sociological analysis were prompted by the need to explain two great waves of change that were sweeping across Europe …   Dictionary of sociology

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  • change — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 becoming/making sb/sth different ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, dramatic, drastic, enormous, extensive, far reaching, fundamental, important …   Collocations dictionary

  • change — I n. alteration transition 1) to bring about, effect, make a change 2) to undergo change 3) a drastic, great, marked, momentous, radical, striking, sweeping; long overdue, needed, welcome; quick; sudden change; little change (there was little… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • change — change1 W1S1 [tʃeındʒ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(become different/make something different)¦ 2¦(start doing/using something different)¦ 3¦(replace something)¦ 4 change your mind 5 change sides 6¦(clothes)¦ 7¦(bed)¦ 8¦(exchange goods)¦ 9¦(exchange money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • change */*/*/ — I UK [tʃeɪndʒ] / US verb Word forms change : present tense I/you/we/they change he/she/it changes present participle changing past tense changed past participle changed Other ways of saying change: alter a more formal word for change : His… …   English dictionary

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