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ambiguity

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌæm·bɪˈɡjuɪ·t̬i/
a situation or statement that is unclear because it can be understood in more than one way: [C] This is a first step toward clarifying things, but there are still many ambiguities.intentional ambiguity literature Intentional ambiguity is the use of language or images to suggest more than one meaning at the same time, esp. in a poem.
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