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English definition of “ambiguity”

ambiguity

noun [C or U]     /ˌæmbɪˈɡjuːəti/ (plural ambiguities)
a situation in which something has more than one possible meaning and may therefore cause confusion , or an example of this: We wish to remove any ambiguity concerning our demands . There are still some ambiguities in the contract .
the state of being uncertain : ambiguity about sth You need to clear up any ambiguity about the agency's fundamental purpose .
(Definition of ambiguity noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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