equivocal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (i-kwiv'u-kul), [key]
— adj.
  1. allowing the possibility of several different meanings, as a word or phrase, esp. with intent to deceive or misguide; susceptible of double interpretation; deliberately ambiguous: an equivocal answer.
  2. of doubtful nature or character; questionable; dubious; suspicious: aliens of equivocal loyalty.
  3. of uncertain significance; not determined: an equivocal attitude.
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