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patent ambiguity

noun, Law.
1.
uncertainty of meaning created by the obscure or ambiguous language appearing on the face of a written instrument.
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  • We therefore look to the record of conviction in order to resolve patent ambiguity caused by a broad state statute.
  • Questions about alleged patent ambiguity of the plans, specifications, or estimate must be asked before bid opening.
  • In turn, the agency suggests that this would have given rise to a patent ambiguity.
  • In light of this patent ambiguity, the federal courts have arrived at varying outcomes.
  • In the first place, it overlooks the patent ambiguity of the regulation.
  • But the great difficulty with the plat is, its patent ambiguity in not identifying the laud platted.

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