scope of supply meaning, scope of supply definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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scope  

1       n-uncount   If there is scopefor a particular kind of behaviour or activity, people have the opportunity to behave in this way or do that activity.  
oft N for n, N to-inf  
He believed in giving his staff scope for initiative..., Banks had increased scope to develop new financial products.     
2       n-sing   The scopeof an activity, topic, or piece of work is the whole area which it deals with or includes.  
usu N of n  
Mr Dobson promised to widen the organisation's scope of activity.     
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scone, scoop, score, slope

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n.
look at, look over, examine, evaluate
slang
n.
A water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]

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