lexical ambiguity

Definitions of lexical ambiguity
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n the ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings

Synonyms:
polysemy
Antonyms:
monosemy
having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases
Type of:
ambiguity, equivocalness
unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning

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