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unclear

adjective
 
 
/ʌnˈklɪər/
DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND B2 not easy to understand: The situation at the moment is unclear. [+ question word] It's unclear what actually happened that night.Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confusePuzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
NOT SURE B2 If you are unclear about something, you do not understand it exactly: I'm unclear about exactly who's doing what.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
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