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am·bit

 (ăm′bĭt)
n.
1. Sphere or scope, as of influence. See Synonyms at range.
2. Archaic An external boundary; a circuit.

[Latin ambitus, from past participle of ambīre, to go around; see ambient.]

ambit

(ˈæmbɪt)
n
1. scope or extent
2. limits, boundary, or circumference
[C16: from Latin ambitus a going round, from ambīre to go round, from ambi- + īre to go]

am•bit

(ˈæm bɪt)

n.
1. a circumference; circuit.
2. a boundary; limit.
3. a sphere of operation or influence; scope.
[1350–1400; < Latin ambitus, derivative of ambi-, variant s. of ambīre (see ambient)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambit - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"ambit - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"
extent - the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"
approximate range, ballpark - near to the scope or range of something; "his answer wasn't even in the right ballpark"
confines - a bounded scope; "he stayed within the confines of the city"
contrast - the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
internationality, internationalism - quality of being international in scope; "he applauded the internationality of scientific terminology"
latitude - scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
purview, horizon, view - the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
expanse, sweep - a wide scope; "the sweep of the plains"
gamut - a complete extent or range: "a face that expressed a gamut of emotions"
spectrum - a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities
palette, pallet - the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art

ambit

noun range, reach, sweep, extent, scope, radius medicines which fall outside the ambit of the price-fixing agreement

ambit

noun
1. A line around a closed figure or area:
2. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power:
Translations

ambit

[ˈæmbɪt] Námbito m
within the ambit ofdentro del or en el ámbito de

ambit

[ˈæmbɪt] (formal) n (= scope) → étendue f
to be within the ambit of sth, to fall within the ambit of sth → relever de qch
to be outside the ambit of sth, to fall outside the ambit of sth → ne pas être du ressort de qch

ambit

nBereich m

ambit

[ˈæmbɪt] n (frm) → ambito
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