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the gamutnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈɡæm.ət/
the ​wholerange of things that can be ​included in something: In her ​stories she ​expresses the whole gamut ofemotions, from ​happiness to ​sorrow.run the gamut of sth to ​experience or show the ​wholerange of something: Jonson has ​run the gamut of ​hotelwork, from ​porter to ​owner of a ​largechain of ​hotels.
(Definition of the gamut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the gamut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 整个范围, 全部…
in Chinese (Traditional) 整個範圍, 全部…
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