ambiguity

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ambiguity due to poor grammar amphibology
ambiguity from, remove disambiguate
clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity disambiguation
ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate double entendre
ambiguity in meaning double entendre , polysemy
ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings lexical ambiguity , polysemy
ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation loophole
having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases monosemy
someone having external genitalia of one sex and internal sex organs of the other sex; not a true hermaphrodite because there is no ambiguity in the sex of the external genitalia and hence no question about gender at birth pseudohermaphrodite
clarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity unambiguity , unequivocalness
clear and lacking ambiguity unequivocal
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