[ UK /ˈæmbɪt/ ]
  1. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
    the ambit of municipal legislation
    a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    outside the reach of the law
    within the compass of this article
    in the political orbit of a world power
    the range of a supersonic jet
    within the scope of an investigation
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How To Use ambit In A Sentence

  • Our ambition is to build a prosperous, inclusive and outward-looking country. Times, Sunday Times
  • The US had once looked upon Japanese ambitions with a level of sympathy, even indulgence.
  • Golub was an odd man out, one of those who kept alive certain ambitions scuttled by the artists who followed Abstract Expressionism.
  • She even has ambitions to return to college and major in interior design and business.
  • She has the ambition and talent to make something of herself.
  • Of late, Wattal has been seriously looking outside the ambit of working with pop artists.
  • Even among the veterans, there is no consensus: is it an economic area or something much greater with supra-national ambition? Times, Sunday Times
  • It was a responsible situation he felt for a boy of thirteen, and he meant to do his very best to keep it now that he had been lucky enough to get it; in the far-off future, too, he saw himself no longer the van-boy, but in the proud position now occupied by Joshua as driver, and this he considered, though a lofty, was by no means an unreasonable ambition. Our Frank and other stories
  • This could provide funds for each son and so fulfil one of his personal ambitions. Times, Sunday Times
  • She never achieved her ambition of becoming a famous writer.
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