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sweep•ing



Pronunciation: (swē'ping), [key]
adj.
1. of wide range or scope.
2. moving or passing about over a wide area: a sweeping glance.
3. moving, driving, or passing steadily and forcibly on.
4. (of the outcome of a contest) decisive; overwhelming; complete: a sweeping victory.

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that sweeps.
2. sweepings,matter swept out or up, as dust, refuse, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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