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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Commuter-rail projects are outside Byford’s ambit, but the M.T.A.’s ineptitude, or worse, on large projects saps the credibility of everyone working under its aegis.
Those are within the ambit of the Homeland Security and the Health and Human Services.
That is a more ticklish argument: the obstruction laws are complicated and the ambit of presidential power vast.
Because labor law only governs things like forming a union and organizing for better wages, anything out of that ambit, like going to court as a class, doesn’t vitiate the workers’ individual arbitration agreements.
The ambit of crimes against women was widened to include stalking, voyeurism and acid attacks.
Under its ambit, white-collar cases would vie for limited resources with investigations into everything from cigarette smuggling to prison breaks.
The delegation's most substantive event may come outside of the Olympic ambit on Saturday.
But one thing is clear: Whatever form the independent investigation of Trump’s activities takes, its ambit has to go well beyond the Trump–Russia nexus.
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AMBIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ambit for English Language Learners
: the range or limit that is covered by something (such as a law)
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