Example sentences for: ambiguous

How can you use “ambiguous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I have enjoyed participating as a voter in Slate 's "Hackathlon," but the criteria are ambiguous.

  • On Russia's pledge to veto any U.N. resolution authorizing force against Yugoslavia, Sevodnya described Russia's position as ambiguous "because [it] is both threatening the West and begging it for money at the same time."

  • The Commission concludes that the statutory language is ambiguous on this point.

  • The problems associated with sedation in end-of-life care and the different attitudes among clinicians and palliative care experts are reflected in inconsistent terminology [ 5 ] , variation in techniques used to induce, maintain and monitor sedation [ 6 ] , duration of and frequency of application, different concepts on the time of administering sedation and on intentions [ 7 ] . While the ambiguous term "terminal sedation (TS)" [ 8 9 ] is used most often, other terms more clearly reflect the different viewpoints: "sedation for intractable distress in the imminently dying [ 10 11 ] ;", end-of-life sedation [ 12 ] "slow-euthanasia" [ 13 ] , "palliative sedation" [ 14 ] , "total sedation" [ 15 ] , "sedation in the final phase", "palliative sedation therapy" [ 16 ] .

  • They left those powers sufficiently ambiguous so that room was left for Congress and the president to struggle over the direction of the nation's security and foreign policies.


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