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noun as in extent

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Ahead of the Process’ meeting in Botswana this week, several member countries—Ukraine, the EU, the US, the UK, Australia and Canada—suggested expanding the ambit of “conflict diamonds” to include violent state actors as well.

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Now interestingly enough, a recent discovery has rather reinforced the architectural ambit of the Dionysiac Villa.

They have come within the ambit of law enforcement by violating some law: drunk driving for example.

This approach easily sweeps Assange and WikiLeaks into its ambit.

Whether they are in the ambit covered by Madoff's alleged help to the SEC is not publicly known.

Against this it was maintained that Kimberley was outside the ambit of the army's high and mighty consideration.

The correctional courts mentioned deal with the graver offences which are outside the ambit of the juge de paix.

I saw for the first time an horizon as an arc suggesting how wide is our ambit.

This simile to Nonconformity also holds good a little when we seek to ascertain the ambit of Richardson's popularity.

The whole surface of my ambit was spread out like a miniature map in my eye, and continues to be.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ambit, such as: boundary, bound/bounds, compass, extension, range, and scope.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.