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  alvéolo-palatal
  alvéolo-palatale
  alvéopalatal
  alvéopalatale
  amalgame
  amalgamé
  s'amalgamer
ambigu
  ambiguïté
  ambisyllabique
  amélioration
  aménagement du corpus linguistique
  aménagement du statut des langues
  aménagement linguistique
  amorti

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ambiguous

Fr    ambigu

adj

Antonym(s): non-ambiguous, unambiguous

Related term(s): vague

Source(s):

Crystal 2003: 21 (also "multiply ambiguous")
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Kroeger 2005: 26-27
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Matthews 1997: 15, 116 (equivocal)
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 11
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Richards etal. 1992: 15
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 77 (ambiguous expression)
RUWET, Nicholas. (1973 [trans.]) An Introduction to Generative Grammar. Trans. by Norval S.H. Smith. Amsterdam : North-Holland Publishing Co. (GG)


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  alveolum
  alveolus
  alveo(-)palatal1
  alveo(-)palatal2
  amalgam
  amalgamated
  ambiguity
ambiguous
  ambisyllabic
  amelioration1
  amelioration2
  ameliorative
  amplification
  amplitude
  anacoluthon

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