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English definition of “the gamut”

the gamut

noun [S] uk   /ˈɡæm.ət/ us  
the whole range of things that can be included in something: In her stories she expresses the whole gamut of emotions, from happiness to sorrow.Range and limits run the gamut of sth to experience or show the whole range of something: Jonson has run the gamut of hotel work, from porter to owner of a large chain of hotels.Range and limits
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