Meaning of AMBIGUITY in English
/ ˌæmbɪˈgjuːəti; NAmE / noun ( pl. -ies )
[ U ] the state of having more than one possible meaning :
Write clear definitions in order to avoid ambiguity.
[ C ] a word or statement that can be understood in more than one way :
There were several inconsistencies and ambiguities in her speech.
[ C , U ] the state of being difficult to understand or explain because of involving many different aspects :
You must understand the ambiguity of my position.
late Middle English : from Old French ambiguite or Latin ambiguitas , from ambiguus doubtful(from ambigere waver, go around, from ambi- both ways + agere to drive).
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005