equivocation
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˌkwɪvəˈkeɪʃən/, /ɪˌkwɪvəˈkeɪʃn̩/, , /əˌkwɪvəˈkeɪʃn/
Noun

equivocation

  1. (logic) A logical fallacy resulting from the use of multiple meanings of a single expression.
  2. The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification, possibly intentionally and with the aim of misleading.
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