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How to use ambit in a sentence
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 Siege of Kimberley | T. Phelan
The correctional courts mentioned deal with the graver offences which are outside the ambit of the juge de paix.France | Gordon Cochrane Home
I saw for the first time an horizon as an arc suggesting how wide is our ambit.The Sea and the Jungle | H. M. Tomlinson
This simile to Nonconformity also holds good a little when we seek to ascertain the ambit of Richardson's popularity.Res Judicat | Augustine Birrell
The whole surface of my ambit was spread out like a miniature map in my eye, and continues to be.Confessions of Boyhood | John Albee
British Dictionary definitions for ambit
scope or extent
limits, boundary, or circumference
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