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ambulation

[ am-byuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌæm byəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of walking or moving from place to place: The concept of “bumming a ride” probably came into being as soon as humans discovered modes of transportation superior to ambulation.
the ability to walk or move; mobility: A therapeutic yoga program was created for clients with limited ambulation or other physical challenges.

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Example sentences from the Web for ambulation

  • Among the devices before touched upon, in the way of ambulation, was one which amused us excessively.

    Los Gringos|H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
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