ambiguous

  常用词汇  
[æm'bɪɡjuəs]     [æm'bɪɡjuəs]    
  • adj. 模棱两可的;含糊不清的
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ambiguous的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 含糊不清的,不明确的,暧昧的,模糊的,含糊(其词)的
  2. 模棱两可的,引起歧义的,有两种或多种意思的
  3. 可能有两种解释的,双关的,双重意义的

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 引起歧义的; 模棱两可的,含混不清的 having more than one possible meaning; uncertain in meaning or intention
  2. 不明确的 not clearly stated or defined

英英释义

Adjective:
  1. open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead;

    "an equivocal statement"
    "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"
    "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"
    "popularity is an equivocal crown"
    "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"

  2. having more than one possible meaning;

    "ambiguous words"
    "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"

  3. having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns;

    "an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference"
    "ambiguous inkblots"

ambiguous的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. He gave us an ambiguous answer .
    他给了我们一个模棱两可的答复。
  2. In fact, your ambiguous words amount to a refusal.
    实际上,你说的那些模棱两可的话等于是拒绝。
  3. Her account was deliberately ambiguous.
    她的陈述故意含混不清。
  4. Why are you always so ambiguous about this problem?
    为什么你总是对这个问题含糊不清?

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. It's an ambiguous statement.
    这是一个含混不清的说法。
  2. This is an ambiguous sentence.
    这是个歧义句。
  3. “Indian” is an ambiguous word because it can refer to an American Indian or a native of India. “Indian”
    是个意义不明确的词,因为它既可以指一个美国印第安人,又可以指印度人。
  4. He began to use ambiguous language.
    他开始隐约其词起来。
  5. He kept making ambiguous remarks instead of straight forward yes-or-no replies.
    他连续地讲些模棱两可的话,而不是作出明确的肯定或否定的回答。
  6. It was hoped that he would clarify the ambiguous remarks he made earlier.
    希望他能澄清以前做出的含糊言论。
  7. That's a rather ambiguous answer—what exactly do you mean?
    那是个非常含糊的回答,你到底意思如何?
  8. They've always had ambiguous feelings about whether or not they should have children.
    他们对于是否应该有孩子这一问题的想法总是不明确。
n. +~
  1. There is nothing ambiguous in his answer.
    他的答案清楚明白。
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. The title of this chapter is ambiguous.
    这一章的标题含意模糊。
  2. The wording of the agreement is ambiguous, so both interpretations are valid.
    协议的措词很含糊,因此两种解释均有效。
  3. The wording of the law is highly ambiguous.
    这项法律的措词非常含糊。
  4. His reply to my question was somewhat ambiguous.
    他对我的问题回答得有些含糊。
  5. Her account was deliberately ambiguous.
    她的陈述故意含混不清。
  6. His role has always been ambiguous.
    他的作用一直不明确。
  7. Their position in society remains ambiguous.
    他们在社会中的位置仍不明确。
S+be+~+ prep. -phrase
  1. This sentence is ambiguous in sense.
    这个句子意思不清楚。
  2. The government has been ambiguous on this issue.
    政府在这一问题上模棱两可。
S+be+~+to- v
  1. Her speech was deliberately ambiguous to avoid offending either side.
    她的演讲故意含糊其词,以免冒犯任何一方。
用作宾语补足语 S+V+O+~
  1. In explaining his stand, he only made everything more ambiguous than it had been to begin with.
    在解释他的立场时,他只是将一切都搞得比开始时更加含混不清。

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词 ~+介词

经典引文

  • Even the most dexterous distances of the old masters..are ambiguous.

    出自: J. Ruskin

ambiguous的详细讲解:

词语用法

adj. (形容词)
  1. ambiguous的基本意思是“引起歧义的”“模棱两可的,含混不清的”,指事物有两种以上的解释,模棱两可,含混不清,多用于字词、语句、文章等。
  2. ambiguous不用于比较等级。

词义辨析

adj. (形容词)
ambiguous, doubtful, dubious
  • 这三个词都有“说不准”的意思, ambiguous指“不明朗”“有多种解释的”; 而dubious和doubtful指人时意为“对…拿不准,有怀疑”,指物时表示情况不稳定,好坏难定。
  • ambiguous, obscure
  • 这两个词都有“含糊的”“模棱两可的”意思。ambiguous指字词、语句、文章等由于多种解释的词而又对其确切含意未作说明而使意义模棱两可、含混不清; obscure可指字迹、道路等由于某种原因如语气本身不清,理解有误等而模糊不清,也常用作比喻,表示难以理解。
  • 词源解说

    • ☆ 1520左右进入英语,直接源自拉丁语的ambiguus,意为不肯定的。
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