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ambiguity

US [ˌæmbɪˈɡjuəti]
UK [ˌæmbɪˈɡjuːəti]
  • n.歧义;模棱两可;不明确;一语多义
  • Web含糊;暧昧;模糊性
Plural Form:ambiguities  
ambiguity
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n.
1.
[u]
歧义;一语多义the state of having more than one possible meaning
Write clear definitions in order to avoid ambiguity.
释义要写清楚以免产生歧义。
2.
[c]
模棱两可的词;含混不清的语句a word or statement that can be understood in more than one way
There were several inconsistencies and ambiguities in her speech.
她的发言有几处前后不一致和含混不清。
3.
[u][c]
模棱两可;不明确the state of being difficult to understand or explain because of involving many different aspects
You must understand the ambiguity of my position.
你必须理解我处的位置不明确。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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