Definition of ambiguous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    ambiguous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌæmˈbɪɡyuəs//
     
     
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  1. 1that can be understood in more than one way; having different meanings an ambiguous word/term/statement Her account was deliberately ambiguous.
  2. 2not clearly stated or defined His role has always been ambiguous. opposite unambiguous
ambiguouslyadverb
 
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an ambiguously worded agreement
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ambiguous