Equivocation

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Equivocation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
  • intentionally vague or ambiguous
  • a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth ,
  • intentionally vague or ambiguous ,
  • falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language

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Equivocation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Equivocation refers to a term that is used in two or more senses within statement. In contrast to ambiguity, it is the application of a statement and in the context which is either perceived as specific event or factual statement or can be perceived in a broader perception amongst those who have their own pre-conceived perceptions which are always limited to their experiences of apprehension.



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Equivocation Sample Sentences in News


  • Marriage Equality Without Equivocation
    Unless the Supreme Court firmly declares that gay couples deserve equal protection, it risks encouraging state-level obstruction. Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'
  • Yeah, Dad, Google Translate Knows Your Dutch Vulgarity
    Google Translate is a pretty magical app. I think we can say that without equivocation. Google recently added the ability to point and shoot words and have them instantly translated – and the darndest thing is that it actually works. … Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'

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