Complete Definition of "ambiguous"

English

Etymology
From L. ambiguus.

Pronunciation
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Adjective
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  1. Open to multiple interpretations
  2. Vague and unclear

#:He gave an ambiguous answer.

Related terms
ambiguity
ambiguate
ambiguation
disambiguation

Antonyms
unambiguous
Specifically defined

Translations
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trans-top|open to multiple interpretations
Albanian: i dykuptueshëm a
Chinese: 模ç¨å©å¯
Danish: tvetydig
Dutch: dubbelzinnig, ambigu
Filipino: malabo
Finnish: tulkinnanvarainen
French: ambigu
German: doppeldeutig
trans-mid
Icelandic: óskýr m f, óskýrt n
Indonesian: rancu, kabur
Italian: ambiguo m
Japanese: ããã¾ã㪠(aimai na)
Norwegian: flertydig, tvetydig
Swedish: tvetydig, dubbeltydig, (osäker)
Turkish: belirsiz
trans-bottom

trans-top|vague and unclear
Dutch: vaag, onduidelijk
German: unklar
Japanese: ããã¾ã㪠(aimai na)
trans-mid
Norwegian: vag, uklar
Finnish: epäselvä, moniselitteinen
Swedish: vag, dunkel, svävande
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See also
Precise (antonym)
Contradictory

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