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ambulate

[am-byuh-leyt] /ˈæm byəˌleɪt/
verb (used without object), ambulated, ambulating.
1.
to walk about or move from place to place.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin ambulātus (past participle of ambulāre to walk), equivalent to ambul- (see amble) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
ambulation, noun
ambulator, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ambulation

ambulate

/ˈæmbjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to wander about or move from one place to another
Derived Forms
ambulation, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ambulāre to walk, amble
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Word Origin and History for ambulation
n.

1540s, from Latin ambulationem (nominative ambulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of ambulare (see amble).

ambulate

v.

1620s, from Latin ambulatus, past participle of ambulare "to walk" (see amble). Related: Ambulated; ambulating.

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