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  • 21ample — am|ple [ˈæmpəl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin amplus] 1.) more than enough = ↑sufficient ≠ ↑insufficient ample time/evidence/opportunity ▪ You ll have ample time for questions later. ▪ There is ample evidence that climate patterns …

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  • 22ample */ — UK [ˈæmp(ə)l] / US adjective Word forms ample : adjective ample comparative ampler superlative amplest 1) [usually before noun] enough, and often more than you need an office complex with ample parking ample supplies of food and fuel There is… …

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  • 23ample — [[t]æ̱mp(ə)l[/t]] ampler, amplest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If there is an ample amount of something, there is enough of it and usually some extra. There ll be ample opportunity to relax, swim and soak up some sun... The design of the ground floor …

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  • 24ample — am|ple [ æmpl ] adjective * 1. ) usually before noun enough, and often more than you need: an office complex with ample parking ample supplies of food and fuel There is ample evidence to prove his guilt. 2. ) used for referring in a positive or… …

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  • 25ample — adjective 1 more than enough: There s ample storage space in the new house. | ample time/40.evidence/opportunity etc You will have ample opportunity to state your case later. 2 ample bosom/figure/torso etc large a way that is attractive or… …

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  • 26ample — adjective (ampler; amplest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin amplus Date: 15th century 1. generous or more than adequate in size, scope, or capacity < there was room for an ample garden > 2. ge …

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  • 27ample — adjective 1) there is ample time for discussion Syn: enough, sufficient, adequate, plenty of, more than enough 2) an ample supply of wine Syn: plentiful, abundant, copious, profuse, lavish …

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  • 28ample — adjective /ˈæmpl/ a) Large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended. b) Fully sufficient; abundant; …

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  • 29ample — adjective 1) there is ample time for discussion Syn: enough, sufficient, adequate, plenty of, more than enough, enough and to spare Ant: insufficient 2) an ample supply of wine Syn: plentiful …

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  • 30ample — am•ple [[t]ˈæm pəl[/t]] adj. pler, plest 1) fully sufficient for the purpose or need; plentiful 2) liberal; copious: an ample reward[/ex] 3) large; roomy: ample storage space[/ex] • Etymology: 1400–50; &LT; AF &LT; L amplus wide, large&#8230; …

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  • 31ample — a, ample, o adj. ample. Una rauba ampla. voir larg …

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  • 32ample — See ample, enough …

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  • 33ample — adj. Ample is used with these nouns: ↑bosom, ↑breast, ↑evidence, ↑food, ↑hip, ↑indication, ↑justification, ↑opportunity, ↑parking, ↑precedent, ↑proof, ↑ …

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  • 34ample —    fat    Literally, wide and commodious, but only in this sense of a woman:     ...a generous figure. Ample , she used to call it, or, an a kinder manner, my Edwardian body . (Bogarde, 1978) …

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  • 35ample — [ˈæmp(ə)l] adj 1) enough, and often more than you need 2) used for referring to a part of someone s body that is large an ample bosom[/ex] amply adv …

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  • 36ample — adj. [L. amplus, large] Large in size, capacity, volume or scope …

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  • 37AMPLE — allergies, medications, past medical history, last meal, events preceding present condition …

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  • 38ample — Synonyms and related words: abounding, abundant, adequate, affluent, all sufficing, amplify, amplitudinous, aplenty, augment, barely sufficient, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, broad, capacious, commensurate, commodious, competent, complete,&#8230; …

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  • 39ample — am|ple Mot Pla Nom masculí …

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  • 40ample — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sufficient, copious, plenty; large, expansive, spacious. See greatness, space, sufficiency. Ant., inadequate, insufficient; cramped. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Enough or more than enough] Syn.&#8230; …

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