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vagueness

[vāg′nəs]
a communication pattern involving the use of global pronouns and loose associations that lead to ambiguity and confusion in communication.
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Supreme Court concluded that the ordinance was unconstitutionally vague because it failed to provide adequate notice of the proscribed conduct and did not define the criminal behavior adequately, thus encouraging discriminatory and arbitrary enforcement.
The service said the bank used vague contractual terms that allowed it to unilaterally amend interest rates and other charges burdening the consumer and providing vague and inadequate information regarding the terms and cost of prepaying a loan.
Vague job ads also risked wasting employers' time and money because a lack of information could increase the number of unsuitable applications and put stronger candidates off applying.
The theory of vague sets was first proposed by Gau and Buehrer [18] as an extension of fuzzy set theory and vague sets are regarded as a special case of context-dependent fuzzy sets.
Mr Malkani said: "Some bits of it are just misleading, or vague or completely incoherent and that is the worrying bit.
The prosecution admitted that the information is vague," David said.
Toutefois, l'astrologue Ifa a insiste a ce que cette vague de chaleur sera suivie d'une vague de froid, accompagnee d'un violent ouragan.
Ces attaques interviennent au lendemain d'une vague d'attentats coordonnes qui a fait au moins 23 morts.
Rushed through by the government soon after terrorist attacks in Mumbai in 2008, Section 66A of the IT Act is deliberately vague and can lead to a variety of interpretations, said Pavan Duggal, a cyberlaw expert who practices before India's Supreme Court.
Une vague de chaleur avec des temperatures oscillant entre 38 et 48 degres Celsius, touchera le Royaume du jeudi 12 au mardi 17 juillet.
Many will no doubt feel that the movie - shot in 16mm - is overly vague and painfully pedantic.
Being vague does not help in giving users effective control about how their information is shared.