disambiguation

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsæmˌbɪɡjuːˈeɪʃən/
  • Hyphenation: dis‧am‧big‧u‧a‧tion

Noun[edit]

disambiguation (countable and uncountable, plural disambiguations)

  1. The removal of ambiguity.
    The lexical disambiguation relies on looking ahead to identify possible senses.
    • 1827, George Bentham, Outline of a New System of Logic: With a Critical Examination of Dr. Whately's "Elements of Logic, page 88
      Disambiguation — where it is to fix the sense of an ambiguous term. This operation has been termed distinction by some Logicians, and erroneously reckoned as a species of division.

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Noun[edit]

disambiguation (plural disambiguations)

  1. Disambiguation.