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is question review appropriate for meta?

This is on-topic sure. Asking questions about how to ask a better question or provide a better answer is encouraged. You do not need to post the question to the main site first.
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What's wrong to ask about a Python feature and why this feature is present in the language?

I'm not sure that your question is a good fit anywhere. The community here was not likely involved in designing and implementing the Python language, so we have no first-hand experiences to draw on. ...
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Are questions about explaining concept of computer science on-topic?

There are plenty of questions tagged terminology asked here. Generally speaking, terminology questions as they relate to software engineering are on-topic here. However, there are plenty of terms and ...
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Should we synonymize these tags: scope, off-topic, on-topic-definition?

Good idea, I support this. I would have preferred to make scope the master tag of the two others, hence I started with the proposal of making off-topic a synonym for scope. Then I tried the same with ...
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Are questions about the architecture of well-known software products within the scope of the site?

Such questions would probably not be accepted. For closed-source applications, the question would either be generally unanswerable because it would require someone to have actually worked on the ...
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Is asking whether "the Java Collection framework is an example where 'favour composition over inheritance' is not suitable" on topic?

IMHO this question would be on-topic, but in the current form, at the the first glance, I think it looks like you want us to assess the design of your Matrix framework, which I find confusing. You may ...
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Guidelines for questions about a specific language lacking a specific feature

Our community does not always vote in a coherent manner, and I cannot read the minds of those other voters. Often, votes may depend on who is online at a specific time and reads your question. Votes ...
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Should we synonymize these tags: scope, off-topic, on-topic-definition?

This is done. As suggested by Doc Brown, I merged scope and off-topic into on-topic-definition and set up the appropriate synonyms with on-topic-definition as the master. Everything historically and ...
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How to improve my question

IMHO your question is almost fine. I made some improvements to the grammar, and added a few words to the final part (please double check if I got your intentions right). Still, some of our community ...
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Are questions about explaining concept of computer science on-topic?

Let us start with the headline of your question: Are questions about explaining some concept of computer science on-topic? That depends heavily on the question. Software Engineering is more a craft ...
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Is asking whether "the Java Collection framework is an example where 'favour composition over inheritance' is not suitable" on topic?

I think the problem you'll get with this question is really you want a discussion on the topic of whether "favour composition over inheritance" is a good or bad rule, when it can be applied ...
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