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English definition of “ample”


adjective (ENOUGH)    /ˈæ̩/
C1 more than enough: You'll have ample opportunity to ask questions after the talk . There's ample evidence that the lawyer knew exactly what she was doing. They had ample warning of the factory closure .Plenty and abundant amply     /-pli/ adverb They face a hard task , as yesterday's discussions amply (= clearly ) demonstrated .Plenty and abundant
(Definition of ample adjective (ENOUGH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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