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purview
American English: /ˈpərˌvju/
British English: /ˈpəːvjuː/

Translation of purview in Spanish:

noun

  • [formal] to lie outside/come within the purview of something
    estar fuera/dentro del ámbito de algo
    Example sentences
    • The curious thing, in the setting of the Regulations Review Committee, is that not all subordinate legislation is within the purview of the committee.
    • As far as the question of double-dipping is concerned, that is within the purview of the Minister to answer, and the Minister can comment on that part.
    • That is why we view with concern a proposal to partially exempt NSW politicians from the purview of the state's anti-corruption watchdog.
    Example sentences
    • Now we're getting people who are reviewing up to a dozen applications, not in their area of speciality but in, what you might say, their wider purview of experience.
    • Only the state of the sanity of the defendant's mind mattered, and that was the purview of men with education and experience.
    • The film points out that these novels were written by a man who had never been to America, and links Hitler to him as also a man who had no experience of cultures outside his purview.

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