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    scope - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scope

    Definition
    (noun) an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
    Synonyms : ambit , compass , orbit , range , reach
    Example Sentence
    • the range of a supersonic jet
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
    Definition
    (noun) the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    Synonyms : background , setting
    Example Sentence
    • you can't do that in a university setting
    Definition
    (noun) a magnifier of images of distant objects
    Synonyms : telescope
    Definition
    (noun) electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
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