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Overview of adj equivocal

The adj equivocal has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) equivocal, ambiguous

(open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question")

2. equivocal

(open to question; "aliens of equivocal loyalty"; "his conscience reproached him with the equivocal character of the union into which he had forced his son"-Anna Jameson)

3. equivocal

(uncertain as a sign or indication; "the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal")

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