disambiguate

[dis-am-big-yoo-eyt]
verb (used with object), disambiguated, disambiguating.
to remove the ambiguity from; make unambiguous: In order to disambiguate the sentence “She lectured on the famous passenger ship,” you'll have to write either “lectured on board” or “lectured about.”

Origin:
1960–65; dis-1 + ambigu(ous) + -ate1

disambiguation, noun
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disambiguate (ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjʊˌeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to make (an ambiguous expression) unambiguous
 
disambigu'ation
 
n

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disambiguation
1827; see dis- + ambiguous + -ation.
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