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Ambiguity

Unclear language in a contract. In the event of a dispute over ambiguous language, a court usually sides with the party, if it exists, that possesses less knowledge or experience in how contracts are constructed. The thinking behind this is that the more experienced party ought to know better than to put ambiguous language in a contract. See also: Ambiguous statement.
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It appeared, according to the call sheets and surrounding information we had about those calls, that the President's purposes and words during the phone calls had been ambiguous.
The story ends on an ambiguous note: "Verena is happy.
It was also found that of those listeners who indicated they would wear hearing aids, 88% (72) indicated they would wear the ITE hearing aid, 9% (7) indicated they would not wear the ITE hearing aid, and 4% (3) provided neutral or ambiguous responses.
This meant that annual holidays, celebrations of the return of a caravan, weddings, and other rituals became more ambiguous in meaning.
In short, Oe the philosopher of "the ambiguous" is also modest, honest, and earnest - all of which makes Japan, the Ambiguous, and Myself a valuable glimpse into the soul of Japan's greatest contemporary writer.
My wife is still ambiguous in her interpretation of Ms.
Much of the preparer literature suggests that preparers contribute to taxpayer compliance in unambiguous areas, but contribute to noncompliance in ambiguous areas [Klepper and Nagin, 1987; Ayres et al, 1989].
2015) found that RS moderated the impact of explicit and ambiguous rejection situations on the level of negativity of individuals' emotions, in that, the higher the individual's level of RS, the more negative were the emotions that he or she experienced.
So I really tried to get him so ambiguous that he's almost liquid 6 that was the way I thought about it.
In a prior investigation of adolescents' responses to ambiguous teases (Barnett, Nichols, Sonnentag, & Wadian, 2013), participants rated their experiences with antisocial (i.
In the last chapter, among other case studies, the author analyzes Keanu Reeves, due to the ambiguous postmodern appeal of his multiracial heritage and ambiguous sexuality.
Ferriter's latest publication, Ambiguous Republic: Ireland in the 1970s, follows very much in the vein of his earlier publications.