ambiguous statement


ambiguous statement
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  • ambiguous — [[t]æmbɪ̱gjuəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as ambiguous, you mean that it is unclear or confusing because it can be understood in more than one way. This agreement is very ambiguous and open to various interpretations... The… …   English dictionary

  • ambiguous —  , equivocal  Both mean vague and open to more than one interpretation. But whereas an ambiguous statement may be vague by accident or by intent, an equivocal one is calculatedly unclear …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • ambiguous, equivocal —    Both mean vague and open to more than one interpretation. But whereas an ambiguous statement may be vague by accident or by intent, an equivocal one is cal culatedly unclear …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • ambiguous — ambiguously, adv. ambiguousness, n. /am big yooh euhs/, adj. 1. open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal: an ambiguous answer. 2. Ling. (of an expression) exhibiting constructional homonymity; having two or more… …   Universalium

  • ambiguous — am|big|u|ous [æmˈbıgjuəs] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: ambiguus, from ambigere to wander around , from ambi ( AMBI ) + agere to drive ] something that is ambiguous is unclear, confusing, or not certain, especially because it can be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ambiguous */ — UK [æmˈbɪɡjuəs] / US adjective 1) not clear and therefore capable of being understood in more than one way The wording of his statement was highly ambiguous. 2) confusing or not definite, and therefore difficult to understand Their position in… …   English dictionary

  • ambiguous — [æmˈbɪgjuəs] adj something that is ambiguous is not clear because it has more than one possible meaning or intention Ant: unambiguous The wording of his statement was highly ambiguous.[/ex] ambiguously adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Wikipedia:Manual of Style — This guideline is a part of the English Wikipedia s Manual of Style. Use common sense in applying it; it will have occasional exceptions. Please ensure that any edits to this page reflect consensus. Shortcuts …   Wikipedia

  • ob|scur´er — ob|scure «uhb SKYUR», adjective, scur|er, scur|est, verb, scured, scur|ing, noun. –adj. 1. not clearly expressed; hard to understand: »an obscure passage in a book. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ob|scure´ness — ob|scure «uhb SKYUR», adjective, scur|er, scur|est, verb, scured, scur|ing, noun. –adj. 1. not clearly expressed; hard to understand: »an obscure passage in a book. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ob|scure´ly — ob|scure «uhb SKYUR», adjective, scur|er, scur|est, verb, scured, scur|ing, noun. –adj. 1. not clearly expressed; hard to understand: »an obscure passage in a book. 2 …   Useful english dictionary


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