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unclearadjective

uk   /ʌnˈklɪər/  us   /-ˈklɪr/
B2 not ​obvious or ​easy to ​see or ​know: The ​ownership of the ​paintingremains unclear. [+ question word] It's unclear what ​actuallyhappened 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 ​yourproposal - could you go over them again? I'm unclear (as to) whether we're ​supposed to ​stay here or not.

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unclearly
adverb uk   us   /-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 ​actuallyhappened 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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