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English definition of “ambiguous”

ambiguous

adjective     /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs/
C2 having or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionally: His reply to my question was somewhat ambiguous. The wording of the agreement is ambiguous. The government has been ambiguous on this issue.Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse ambiguously     /-li/ adverb Some questions were badly or ambiguously worded.Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
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