Ambit - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæmbɪt|  American pronunciation of the word ambit
Brit.  |ˈambɪt|  British pronunciation of the word ambit

noun

- an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:(syn: compass, orbit, range, reach, scope)

the ambit of municipal legislation

Examples

...many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements...

areas falling within the ambit of our research

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