ambit

noun
am·​bit | \ ˈam-bət How to pronounce ambit (audio) \

Definition of ambit

2 : the bounds or limits of a place or district
3 : a sphere of action, expression, or influence : scope

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Examples of ambit in a Sentence

many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements

First Known Use of ambit

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ambit

Middle English, from Latin ambitus, from ambire

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The first known use of ambit was in 1597

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ambit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ambit

formal : the range or limit that is covered by something (such as a law)

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