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ambit (AM bit) (s) (noun), ambits (pl)
1. An external boundary or circuit of a given area: Because he was new in the city, Jack decided to stay within the ambit of the town in order to avoid losing his way around it.
2. A sphere or scope of something which acts or performs: A piano has a greater ambit of sounds for an audience than an acoustic guitar.
3. Etymology: from Latin ambitus, which came from ambire, "to go around".
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