Definition of "ambit" []

  • An external boundary; a circuit. (noun)
  • Sphere or scope. See Synonyms at range. (noun)

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Use "ambit" in a sentence
  • "The TRC statement did not touch on the crucial issues of the case, namely the ambit and scope of the TRC's functions, and the conduct of Boraine in particular."
  • "But in cases of under-bounding, acts of omission are the norm, wherein municipalities decide not to include particular neighborhoods within their ambit."
  • "In my view, this is sufficient to bring the properties within the ambit of s. 7 (4) (a) such that the consent of the Executive Committee and Bishop is necessary."