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Definition of 'ambiguity'

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This is caused partly by insecurity but also by an ambiguity about the compromises required to win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lily was in fact becoming more and more aware of a certain ambiguity in her situation. Edith Wharton The House of Mirth (1905) Moral ambiguity hovers over its use of these disclosure facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is no ambiguity about the wider cause. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many political solutions are rife with moral ambiguity. Christianity Today (2000)There is no ambiguity about his desire to remake capitalism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some uncertainty and ambiguity is accepted. Pressley, Michael & McCormick, Christine Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)There was no ambiguity about it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many will attack the Durban deal for its ambiguities and the vagueness of the legal framework. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So much for the good news - now for the uncertainty and ambiguity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Senior managers have to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity, capricious colleagues and demanding shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet he has woven a quietly absorbing gangland tale, full of moral ambiguities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We live in a world of moral ambiguities: we seek certainties where we can. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But I must own up to a certain ambiguity yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2006)SOCIAL workers deal with vulnerable people in situations of ambiguity, uncertainty and risk. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Company - To avoid any ambiguity in which part of our operation we are concerned with this should be defined first. Piercy, Nigel Market-led Strategic Change (1991)There is also a certain ambiguity in the reactions (there is at any time more than one chemical process going on up there). Radford, Tim & Leggett, Jeremy The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)

Synonyms of 'ambiguity'

vagueness, doubt, puzzle, uncertainty

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Translations for 'ambiguity'

British English: ambiguity NOUN
If you say that there is ambiguity in something, you mean that it is unclear or confusing, or it can be understood in more than one way.
There is considerable ambiguity about what this part of the agreement actually means.

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