Examples of ambit in a Sentence
many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements
Recent Examples of ambit from the Web
Now over a short span of three years more farmers have been brought under its ambit.
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.
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.
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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
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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