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am·bi·gu·i·ty

(am'bi-gyū'ĭ-tē),
Condition of being ambiguous; uncertainty.

am·bi·gu·i·ty

(am'bi-gyū'i-tē)
Condition of being ambiguous; uncertainty.
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172(f) is clear and unambiguous, many taxpayers have pending losses and issues prior to the last amendment in 1998.
Judd envisioned a phenomenal symmetry between sublime culture and sublime nature, and much of the work he selected for the foundation helps make that equilibrium explicit--while reconfirming his taste for the unambiguous. Still, if the works he chose by Carl Andre and Barnett Newman seem predestined for this site, the remainder of the collection belies Judd's fabled intolerance.
By providing the means to collect, store and distribute financial information in consistent formats, XFRML will make it easier for accountants and industry analysts to base their examinations or descriptions of a company's financial activities on clear and unambiguous data.
Scholin of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in Moss Landing, Calif., and his colleagues offer unambiguous evidence tying the toxic diatom to the deaths of more than 400 sea lions during May and June of 1998.
Bamborough's unambiguous reading denies that Burton had any serious interest in the positive associations of melancholy with creativity or genius cultivated among some Renaissance thinkers, or that his difficulties in reconciling his authorities are intentional efforts to unsettle his reader.
But no clear, unambiguous connection between social decay and dirty pictures, violent music, or historically inaccurate movies has yet been detected.
However, the words "if the decedent had lived and received such amount" are totally unambiguous; it is clear that the right to the decedent's salary is not IRD.
However, the Ninth Circuit rejected this argument on the grounds that the wording of IRC section 311 is clear and unambiguous. The corporation must recognize gain as if it had sold the property.
The techniques used to measure perchlorate are still evolving and not yet unambiguous, says Jarabek, who is heading EPA's toxicological risk assessment on the compound.
It used the proscenium for the standard theatrical purpose - to establish an unambiguous distinction between the performer and the audience - and it rigorously excluded the element that gives most performance art its edge, which is contingency.
In the early thirteenth century, however, English canonists, among others, began to express unambiguous statements about the prince's independence from imperial power, a maxim that became commonplace.
That assertion is refuted by the express and unambiguous terms of the Code.