Simple Definition of ambit
: the range or limit that is covered by something (such as a law)
Examples of ambit
<many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements>
Origin of ambit
Middle English, from Latin ambitus, from ambire
First Known Use: 1597
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