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I will always say, “No one is above making mistakes in the English language.” This is because some words seem correct to you in some contexts but are actually incorrect. One of the two words like this is “Ammount and Amount.”
These words are often confused because they are almost similar in spelling and sound alike.
As you read through this article, I will explain the difference between these two words and help you understand how to differentiate them.
This is often a misspelling or an incorrect way of spelling “Amount”.
It is a result of adding an extra “m” to “Amount” resulting in confusing it with the ideal word. This word doesn’t exist in the English dictionary, meaning it shouldn’t be used.
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This is the ideal spelling of the word. Amount has a lot of meanings:
No, “ammount” is incorrect. The right spelling is “amount.”
“Amount” denotes a quantity or a total, often used to describe how much of something is present.
No, always use “amount” in all forms of writing.
“Ammount” might be a typographical or spelling error. Always ensure you’re using “amount.”
It is very easy to misplace one for the other because of their similarity in spelling.
One of the best ways to remember this word is to study and have it at the back of your mind that “Amount” is the ideal word while the other is a misspelling that you should avoid at all cost.
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