Examples of ambit in a Sentence
many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements
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However, within the ambit of his vast, brutish carelessness are some people with sinister agendas and anti-constitutional impulses.
Even in the familiar relationship of an old woman and her cat, Le Guin finds an ambit for challenging moral insight and matter for an inquisitiveness that probes the deep time of evolution.
But Craig and Mullins say Colorado’s regulation targets conduct, not speech, effectively putting it outside the ambit of the First Amendment.
That is why the only way to limit the immense damage that Comey’s firing has already done to basic democratic norms is to appoint an independent committee or special prosecutor with robust powers and a wide ambit.
Now over a short span of three years more farmers have been brought under its ambit.
TripAdvisor has a slightly different problem: Its ambit is so broad that its recommendations have come to represent a safe median, a poll of polls.
In Turkey’s case, this deviation came in the form of Ataturk’s inauthentic reforms that placed the country within the ambit of a West that did not accept Turks as equal partners.
The more that Waters’s legend grows, the larger the ambit for his grievance becomes.
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Origin and Etymology of ambit
First Known Use: 1597See Words from the same year
Synonymsrange, amplitude, breadth, compass, confines, dimension (s), extent, reach, realm, scope, sweep, width
Related Wordsgamut, spectrum, spread; bailiwick, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, field, province, region, specialty, sphere, terrain; frontier; horizon, panorama
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