Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
scope /skoup/
  • danh từ
    • phạm vi, tầm xa (kiến thức); dịp; nơi phát huy
      • that is beyond my scope: tôi không làm nổi việc đó; tôi không đủ thẩm quyền giải quyết việc đó
      • the job will give ample scope to his ability: làm việc đó anh ta sẽ có đất để dụng võ; làm việc đó anh ta sẽ có dịp để phát huy khả năng của mình
      • we must read to broaden the scope of our knowledge: chúng ta phải đọc để mở rộng kiến thức
      • a scope for one's energies: dịp phát huy tất cả sức lực của mình
    • (hàng hải) chiều dài dây neo (khi tàu bỏ neo)
    • (quân sự) tầm tên lửa
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) mục tiêu, mục đích, ý định
Concise Dictionary
+an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
+the state of the environment in which a situation exists
+a magnifier of images of distant objects
+electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 range, reach, field, area, extent, compass, expanse, breadth, sphere, orbit, span:
The scope of her interests includes both the sciences and the arts
2 leeway, space, room, elbow-room, freedom, opportunity, capacity, stretch, latitude, spread:
Have you allowed enough scope for growth?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 ~ (for sth)
~ (for sb) (to do sth) the opportunity or ability to do or achieve sth
There's still plenty of scope for improvement. + The extra money will give us the scope to improve our facilities. + Her job offers very little scope for promotion. + First try to do something that is within your scope.
2 the range of things that a subject, an organization, an activity, etc. deals with: Our powers are limited in scope. + This subject lies beyond the scope of our investigation. + The police are broadening the scope of their investigation. + These issues were outside the scope of the article.
3 (-scope) (in nouns) an instrument for looking through or watching sth with: microscope + telescope
Collocation Dictionary

1 opportunity


In her new house she had full scope for her passion for gardening.
| ample, considerable, enormous, great, tremendous | limited


have | allow (sb), give sb, leave (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with)
These courses give students more scope for developing their own ideas.
| increase | cut down, reduce


~ for
There is limited scope for creativity in my job.

2 range/extent


broad, wide | limited, narrow
The scope of the exhibition is disappointingly narrow.
| geographical, territorial
The geographical scope of product markets has widened since the war.


broaden, expand, extend, increase, widen | limit, reduce, restrict | define, determine
These criteria were used to determine the scope of the curriculum.


broaden, expand, extend, increase, widen | narrow


beyond/outside the ~ of
The subject lies outside the scope of this book.
| in (sth's) ~
The survey is too limited in (its) scope.
| within the ~ of
These disputes fall within the scope of the local courts.

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