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"ambiguous" in British English

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ambiguousadjective

uk   /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs/ us   /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.

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adverb uk   /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs.li/ us   /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs.li/
Some questions were badly or ambiguously worded.
(Definition of ambiguous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ambiguous" in American English

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ambiguousadjective

us   /æmˈbɪɡ·ju·əs/
having or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionally: The movie’s ending is ambiguous.
(Definition of ambiguous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ambiguous" in Business English

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ambiguousadjective

uk   /æmˈbɪɡjuəs/ us  
having more than one possible meaning, and therefore likely to cause confusion: Many companies are appealing against the ruling, because the wording is ambiguous.
(Definition of ambiguous from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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