noun see equivocal

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  • equivocality —  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkaləd.ē, ətē, i noun ( es) 1. : an equivocal character the equivocality of a law that does not specify the agency having primary authority 2. : equivoque unlikely that any reader would see an equivocality in the statement …   Useful english dictionary

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  • equivocality — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An expression or term liable to more than one interpretation: ambiguity, double entendre, equivocation, equivoque, tergiversation. See CLEAR …   English dictionary for students

  • equivocality — n. ambiguousness, state of having two or more possible meanings; questionableness, doubtfulness; uncertainty, state of being undecided …   English contemporary dictionary

  • equivocality — equiv·o·cal·i·ty …   English syllables

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  • equivocal — adjective Etymology: Late Latin aequivocus, from aequi equi + voc , vox voice more at voice Date: 1599 1. a. subject to two or more interpretations and usually used to mislead or confuse < an equivocal statement > b. uncertain as an indication or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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