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equivocal

adjective uk   us   /ɪˈkwɪv.ə.kəl/ formal
not clear and seeming to have two opposing meanings, or confusing and able to be understood in two different ways: His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them.
Opposite
equivocally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Translations of “equivocal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 含糊的, 模棱兩可的, 有歧義的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含糊的, 模棱两可的, 有歧义的…
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