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Lexical ambiguity   /lˈɛksɪkəl ˌæmbɪgjˈuəti/   Listen
Lexical ambiguity

noun
1.
The ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings.  Synonym: polysemy.






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Words linked to "Lexical ambiguity" :   polysemy, ambiguity, equivocalness, monosemy



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