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unclearadjective

uk   /ʌnˈklɪər/  us   /ʌnˈklɪr/
B2 not obvious or easy to see or know: The ownership of the painting remains unclear. [+ question word] It's unclear what actually happened that night. It's unclear whether he arrived before or after the shot was fired.
B2 If you are unclear about something, you are not certain about it: I'm unclear about a couple of points in your proposal - could you go over them again? I'm unclear (as to) whether we're supposed to stay here or not.

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adverb uk   /ʌnˈklɪə.li/  us   /ʌnˈklɪr.li/
(Definition of unclear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unclearadjective

 us   /ʌnˈklɪər/
not obvious or easy to see or know: [+ question word] It’s unclear what actually happened that night.
A person who is unclear about something is not sure about it: I’m unclear about a couple of things he said on the phone.
unclearly
adverb  us   /ʌnˈklɪr·li/
(Definition of unclear from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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