Meaning of “shades of grey” in the English Dictionary

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"shades of grey" in British English

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shades of grey

the fact of it not being clear in a situation what is right and wrong:

The film presents a straightforward choice between good and evil, with no shades of grey.

(Definition of “shades of grey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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