ambiguity

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  • However, pre-order with post-order leaves some ambiguity in the tree structure.
  • The ambiguity of the song was present when it was originally played on the radio.
  • This results in some degree of ambiguity as to which words are being represented.
  • In some cases there may be ambiguity as to which treatment is intended.
  • After one has read the entire sentence, the ambiguity is still present.
  • Some writers of British English use it only where necessary to avoid ambiguity.
  • However, both cannot be done at once because this causes ambiguity.
  • The available information on the design team's goals contain some ambiguities.
  • To reduce ambiguity, critical information may be broken down and read as separate letters and numbers.
  • There is significant ambiguity about the correct form of the station's name.
  • In the United Kingdom there is some ambiguity between the terms highway and road.
  • Yes, certainly, and out of doubt and out of question too, and ambiguities. Cited from King Henry V, by William Shakespeare
  • In this context, the use of the term non-white does open the door to ambiguity.
  • Writing can thus be a desire for a full presence "a lost language, free from ambiguity."
  • "That is well enough, but what place have your ambiguities in society?" Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IV, by Francke (Ed.)
  • This ambiguity led to dispute over the political status of several islands.
  • Nevertheless, there was considerable ambiguity surrounding the role of women in the church.
  • This ambiguity would later come back in the form of what is still called today the measurement problem.
  • Both ancient and modern translators are divided over this and many other such ambiguities.
  • As to the king's majesty, we always deal in the most direct ambiguities. Cited from The Monikins, by J. Fenimore Cooper
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Synonyms of ambiguity

Meaning of ambiguity

  • noun An expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context
  • noun Unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning