English

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Etymology

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Latin ambulans, present participle of ambulare (to walk).

Adjective

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ambulant (not comparable)

  1. Able to walk.
    • 1986, John le Carré, A Perfect Spy:
      They are crossing the carpark with difficulty for Rick is holding Pym's arm in an ambulant bearhug and they are advancing at an angle like a pair of crookedly hung overcoats.
  2. Designed for use by somebody with a disability that impairs, but does not prevent, walking.
    an ambulant toilet

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Noun

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ambulant (plural ambulants)

  1. A patient who is able to walk.

Further reading

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  • ambulant”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.

Catalan

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Etymology 1

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Adjective

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ambulant m or f (masculine and feminine plural ambulants)

  1. travelling; itinerant (having no fixed location)
  2. ambulant; walking; able to walk

Etymology 2

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Verb

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ambulant

  1. gerund of ambular

Dutch

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Etymology

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From French ambulant.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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ambulant (not comparable)

  1. ambulant

Declension

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Declension of ambulant
uninflected ambulant
inflected ambulante
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial ambulant
indefinite m./f. sing. ambulante
n. sing. ambulant
plural ambulante
definite ambulante
partitive ambulants

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French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin ambulantem, present participle of ambulō (to walk).

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Adjective

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ambulant (feminine ambulante, masculine plural ambulants, feminine plural ambulantes)

  1. walking, strolling

Participle

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ambulant

  1. present participle of ambuler

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German

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ambuˈlant/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ant
  • Hyphenation: am‧bu‧lant

Adjective

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ambulant (strong nominative masculine singular ambulanter, not comparable)

  1. (relational) ambulant; outpatient
    Antonym: stationär

Declension

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Further reading

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  • ambulant” in Duden online
  • ambulant” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin

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Verb

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ambulant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of ambulō

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French ambulant, from Latin ambulans.

Adjective

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ambulant m or n (feminine singular ambulantă, masculine plural ambulanți, feminine and neuter plural ambulante)

  1. peripatetic

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