Definition of disambiguate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disambiguate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disambiguate
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪt//
 
he / she / it disambiguates
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪts//
 
past simple disambiguated
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪtɪd//
 
past participle disambiguated
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪtɪd//
 
-ing form disambiguating
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjueɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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disambiguate something (specialist) to show clearly the difference between two or more words, phrases, etc. which are similar in meaning
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disambiguate