Definition of 'ample'
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There is ample room in the cellar for reds and whites. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We also need ample luggage space for camping holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This should give you ample opportunity to size up their prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is ample room for further argument on the standard of review. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This will also ensure that your dog has ample space to pace around in. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)There is ample anecdotal evidence this is happening. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The result is a comfortable home with ample room for the whole family. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They also look for something new as well as noting easy access and ample parking space. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Be careful not to assign evil intention to people without ample evidence. Christianity Today (2000)Inside there is still more than ample room for the school run or a family holiday. The Sun (2015)Here there is ample space for the the judge to exercise discretion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She had ample opportunity to pay her council tax. The Sun (2006)Five adults will have ample room if they are sitting in the front two rows. The Sun (2009)An enormous square hall gives ample space to park a fleet of buggies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is ample evidence to suggest that the young as well the more mature will experience grief after loss. Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)On balance, her ample stomach seems to suggest more impending motherhood than lax calorie control. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Another steel trunk provides ample storage at the foot of the bed, and holds smaller items. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is an adjacent study and en-suite bathroom, a second bathroom and ample storage space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'ample'
British English: ample ADJECTIVE
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.
Definition of ample from the Collins English Dictionary
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