Ambulatory

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Definition: Ambulatory


Quick Summary of Ambulatory


Movable; revocable; subject to change; capable of alteration.




Full Definition of Ambulatory


An ambulatory court was the former name of the Court of King’s Bench in England. It would convene wherever the king who presided over it could be found, moving its location as the king moved.

An ambulatory disposition is a judgment, decree, or sentence that is subject to change, amendment, or revocation.

A will is considered ambulatory because as long as the person who made it lives, it can always be changed or revoked.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Ambulatory are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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