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tr.v. dis·am·big·u·at·ed, dis·am·big·u·at·ing, dis·am·big·u·ates
To establish a single grammatical or semantic interpretation for.

dis′am·big′u·a′tion n.
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Noun1.disambiguation - clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity
clarification, elucidation, illumination - an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
lexical disambiguation - disambiguation of the sense of a polysemantic word
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[ˌdɪsæmbɪgjʊˈeɪʃən] Ndesambiguación f
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