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a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, meaning “both” (ambiguous) and “around” (ambient); used in the formation of compound words: ambitendency.
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How to use ambi- in a sentence
I discovered the first signs of nest-building on the 13th, while investigating the question of a bird's ambi-dexterity.Birds in the Bush|Bradford Torrey
Ambi-dexter, one that goes snacks in gaming with both parties; also a lawyer that takes fees of a plaintiff and defendant at once.
British Dictionary definitions for ambi-
indicating bothambidextrous; ambivalence; ambiversion
Word Origin for ambi-
from Latin: round, on both sides, both, from ambo both; compare amphi-
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