ambiguity /ambɪˈɡjuːɪti/


I. noun [ mass noun]

1. the quality of being open to more than one interpretation; inexactness

we can detect no ambiguity in this section of the Act
[ count noun]
ambiguities in such questions are potentially very dangerous.
– origin late Middle English: from Old French ambiguite or Latin ambiguitas, from ambiguus ‘doubtful’ (see ambiguous).

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