Definitions and translations for "sweeping"

Definition of sweeping

Pronunciation
Noun
1. The act of cleaning with a broom.
Adjective
2. Ignoring distinctions.
Sweeping generalizations.
Wholesale destruction.
3. Taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination.
A sweeping glance.
A wide-sweeping view of the river.
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English - English - sweeping

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adj. extensive, general, having a wide range; moving over or through a large area; moving rapidly and forcefully
n. removal of dust and dirt with a broom

English - Spanish - sweeping

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adj. barredero, arrollador
s. barrido, barredura, barrida

English - French - sweeping

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adj. rapide; circulaire, large; général
n. balayage; entraînement

English - German - sweeping

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[sweep] v. fegen; kehren; ausfegen; spülen
adj. fegend; umfassend; total
n. Dahinfegen; Fegen; Schwung; Stürmen

English - Indonesian - sweeping

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n. menyapu: hal menyapu
a. besar, luas, cepat

English - Italian - sweeping

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agg. ampio; che spazia; (fig) generico, di carattere generale; (fig) totale, schiacciante, travolgente; radicale; impetuoso, irresistibile
s. spazzatura, scopatura

English - Polish - sweeping

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a. rozległy, zamaszysty, ogarniający, szybujący, ogólny, generalizujący, generalny, doszczętny, potępiający

English - Portuguese - sweeping

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adj. envolvente (um assunto envolvente); abrangente; geral, total, integral
s. varredura; erosão

English - Russian - sweeping

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прил. широкий, с большим охватом, стремительный, быстрый, решительный, не делающий различий, огульный
с. уборка, подметание, сор, мусор

English - Turkish - sweeping

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s. süpüren, şiddetli, sert esen, geniş bir alanı kapsayan, coşkulu, nefes kesici, ezici, geniş kapsamlı, köklü, radikal, genel

English - Ukrainian - sweeping

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n. прибирання, прочісування, тралення, підмітання
a. широкий, навальний, огульний

English - Dutch - sweeping

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bn. meeslepen; omvangend; algemeen
zn. het vegen

English - Greek - sweeping

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επίθ. ευρύς, ευρύτατος, περιεκτικός, σαρωτικός
ουσ. σκούπισμα

English - Arabic - sweeping

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‏كنس، جرف، جر، إكتساح، قمامة، كسح الألغام‏
‏كبير، ساحق، شامل، جارف‏

English - Chinese - sweeping

Pronunciation
(形) 扫荡的, 广泛的, 彻底的
(名) 打扫, 清扫; 扫拢的垃圾

English - Chinese - sweeping

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(形) 掃蕩的, 廣泛的, 徹底的
(名) 打掃, 清掃; 掃攏的垃圾

English - Hindi - sweeping

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n. सफ़ाई, झाड़-पोंछ
a. झाड़ू देनेवाला, विस्तृत, पूर्णार्थक

English - Japanese - sweeping

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(形) 広範囲な; 広い範囲を動く; 猛烈な, 速く力強く動く; 圧倒的な; 徹底的な; 大々的な
(名) 掃き寄せたもの; 掃除; 一掃すること
(動) 掃く, 掃き出す, 掃除する; 一掃する; 捜査する; 圧勝する; 吹き飛ばす; 押し流す; 軽快で上品に動く; 速く動く

English - Korean - sweeping

Pronunciation
형. 포괄적인, 전반적인; 일소하는, 밀어 내리는
명. 청소

English - Vietnamese - sweeping

Pronunciation
n. sự bay lượn, sự dọn dẹp, sự cuốn đi
a. chảy mau, cái nhìn qua, chảy mạnh
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Synonyms for sweeping
1. overstated: exaggerated, extravagant, hasty, unqualified
2. vast: broad, wide, extensive, indiscriminate, comprehensive, wholesale