ambiguity

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ambiguity \Am'bi*gu"i*ty\, noun; pl. {Ambiguities}. [L. ambiguitas, fr. ambiguus: cf. F. ambiguit['e].] The quality or state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty, particularly as to the signification of language, arising from its admitting of more than one meaning; an equivocal word or expression.

No shadow of ambiguity can rest upon the course to be pursued. --I. Taylor.

The words are of single signification, without any ambiguity. --South.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ambiguity

noun

1: an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context

2: unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning [syn: {ambiguity}, {equivocalness}] [ant: {unambiguity}, {unequivocalness}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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