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  • a  open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
    the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates
  • a  having more than one possible meaning
    ambiguous words
    frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy
  • s  having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns
    an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference
    ambiguous inkblots

  • The reply was deliberately left ambiguous so that various interpretations could be made of it.
  • Twin A, he adds, is ambiguous because the number of cells carrying a male-determining chromosome was not high enough to masculinize the twin.
  • In ambiguous situations, we look to those most likely to be offended to define what discrimination is.
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  • SPX and BKX Updates: No Material Change
    The market remains in the ambiguous zone. I remain marginally in favor of the bears, but am limiting myself to low risk trades, given the ambiguity. Let's take a look at the Philadelphia
    June 12, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • Tim Tebow's Signing is a Mistake for the New England Patriots
    Tim Tebow to the New England Patriots .  Stunningly, the most secretive and ambiguous franchise in professional sports has willingly delved into a full-blown circus.  While Tebow does bring some positive qualities to the table, here are several factors that will hinder the polarizing quarterback from realizing on-field success in Foxboro .   Tom Brady The Patriots' franchise quarterback is ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Sony: 'We won't impose any restrictions on PS4 used games'
    Sony makes a simple declaration to much applause (click image to enlarge). (Credit: Screenshot by David Carnoy/CNET) The battle lines have been drawn. After Microsoft created a controversy with an ambiguous used-games policy at the launch of the Xbox One, Sony's striking back with a simple message to gamers: "We won't impose any restrictions on used games" for the PS4. "I guess that's a good ...
    June 11, 2013 - CNET

  • Barack Obama in The Miami Herald
    Asked if he'd close the facility within his first 100 days in office, Obama replied: "That is a challenge. I think it's going to take some time. But I don't want to be ambiguous about this. We are going to close Guantanamo and we are going to make...
  • Paul Wolfowitz in Bloomberg
    Wolfowitz said the dispute was "the product of ambiguous bank rules and unclear governance mechanisms," and he called on directors to clarify bank policies on conflicts of interest.
  • Bob Crow in
    Bob Crow, the RMT general secretary, said: "We have still not won an unequivocal, written guarantee. We are seeking to protect our members' interests. What we have received has been hedged, qualified and ambiguous."

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