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e·quiv·o·cal

 (ĭ-kwĭv′ə-kəl)
adj.
1. Open to two or more interpretations and often intended to conceal the truth. See Synonyms at ambiguous.
2. Characterized by a mixture of opposing elements and therefore questionable or uncertain: Evidence of the drug's effectiveness has been equivocal.

[From Late Latin aequivocus : Latin aequi-, equi- + Latin vocāre, to call; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.]

e·quiv′o·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), e·quiv′o·cal·ness n.
e·quiv′o·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.equivocally - in an ambiguous manner; "this letter is worded ambiguously"
Translations

equivocally

[ɪˈkwɪvəklɪ] ADVde manera equívoca or ambigua

equivocally

adv
(= ambiguously)zweideutig
(= unclearly)unklar

equivocally

[ɪˈkwɪvəklɪ] advin modo equivoco
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