Definition of 'scope'
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The engineers have little scope for imagination to get an advantage whereas before they could do something. The Sun (2008)Now he has widened his scope to include the bride herself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That would give scope to tell the full story. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is great scope for exploitation of the vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Part of this was to examine the scope for local differences in policy and organizational practices. Critical Social Research (1990)This provides scope for infrastructure improvements and new industries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Germany has the scope to increase public spending and thereby boost domestic demand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet there is much scope for many more new editions of texts of all genres. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)There is still great scope for growth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The scope of social action itself in part determines what we mean by social problems. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)With his size and scope the smaller obstacles should have been his joy. The Sun (2015)French recruitment consultancies had little scope in which to work. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Both properties offer great scope for the display of architectural knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But we realise we have scope for improvement. The Sun (2010)Yet that allowed much scope for mischief. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the near future it is likely that increased scope for interaction will expand demand for these systems. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)It is impossible to do justice to the full range and global scope of the writing on offer here. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The MoD has argued against allowing a widening of the scope of the evidence. The Sun (2016)A healthy league position gives them scope to consider what happens next. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The council's scope ranged widely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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