ambiguity
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /æmbɪˈɡjuːɪti/
Noun

ambiguity

  1. (countable) Something, particularly words and sentences, that is open to more than one interpretation, explanation or meaning, if that meaning etc cannot be determined from its context.
    His speech was made with such great ambiguity that neither supporter nor opponent could be certain of his true position.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being ambiguous.
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.008
Offline English dictionary