Translation of "ambiguous" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs/ us

A 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.
ambiguously adverb uk /-li/ us

con ambigüedad
Some questions were badly or ambiguously worded.

(Translation of “ambiguous” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ӕmˈbiɡjuəs/

having more than one possible meaning

’After the cat caught the mouse, it died’ is an ambiguous statement because it is unclear whether ’it’ refers to the cat or the mouse.
ambiguously adverb

ambiguamente, de forma ambigua
This sentence is phrased rather ambiguously.
ambiguity /-ˈɡjuː-/ noun

the ambiguity of the poem’s ending.

(Translation of “ambiguous” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)