el ámbito
-the field
See the entry for ámbito.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (area)
a. field
Estas medidas se deben aplicar en el ámbito comercial.These measures should be applied in the commercial field.
2. (context)
a. circle
Nuestras bromas quedaban reducidas al ámbito familiar.Our jokes were confined to the family circle.
b. world
A la fiesta acudieron muchas personalidades del ámbito artístico.Many celebrities from the arts world attended the party.
3. (reach)
a. scope
Se trata de cuestiones que quedan fuera del ámbito de este estudio.These are matters that are beyond the scope of this study.
b. range
Este sistema tiene un ámbito de aplicación muy amplio.This system has a wide range of application.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (espacio, límites)
a. confines, scope
una ley de ámbito provinciala law which is applicable at provincial level
dentro del ámbito dewithin the scope of
fuera del ámbito deoutside the realm of
ámbito de influenciasphere of influence
2. (ambiente)
a. world, circles
1 (campo) field; (límite) boundary; limit
dentro del ámbito de within the limits of; in the context of; en el ámbito nacional on a nationwide basis; on a nationwide scale; en todo el ámbito nacional over the whole nation; throughout the country; en el ámbito nacional y extranjero at home and abroad
2 (esfera) scope; range
buscar mayor ámbito to look for greater scope
ámbito de acción sphere of activity
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