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In another, she explains that the profession does not tend to attract people who have “patience for ambiguity.”
A GEORGETOWN PROFESSOR TRADES HER CLASSROOM FOR A POLICE BEATRONALD S. SULLIVAN JR.FEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Such uncertainty generates stress, Boss said, and “coping with stress, coping with ambiguity, is especially hard.”
POLITICS AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES ARE FRACTURING RELATIONSHIPS. HERE’S HOW TO GRIEVE THOSE BROKEN BONDS.JEFF SCHRUMFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For example, decades-old state laws have left some ambiguity about whether the council can on its own roll back a police commissioner’s discipline authority.
NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL PROPOSES SWEEPING NYPD REFORMSBY ERIC UMANSKY AND JOAQUIN SAPIENFEBRUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
It’s this moral ambiguity that modernizes the historical narrative, as scripted by Sarah Williams, who previously adapted Levy’s Small Island for the BBC.
THE LONG SONG IS A BRILLIANT TALE OF SLAVERY’S END IN JAMAICA, FRUSTRATINGLY TOLDJUDY BERMANJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
This ambiguity stands in contrast to recent news that suggests Flint’s story is headed for resolution.
THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FLINT’S WATER CRISISBY ANNA CLARKJANUARY 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
Long-standing tradition—and ambiguity in Red Hat's posted terms—led users to believe that CentOS 8 would be available until 2029, just like the RHEL 8 it was based on.
CENTOS IS GONE—BUT RHEL IS NOW FREE FOR UP TO 16 PRODUCTION SERVERSJIM SALTERJANUARY 20, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Proposals for legislation have sought to safeguard legitimate political activity while reducing the legal ambiguities of the offense and other obstacles to enforcement and prosecution.
DOMESTIC TERRORISM: A MORE URGENT THREAT, BUT WEAKER LAWSBY SEBASTIAN ROTELLAJANUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
On the flats, there’s not much ambiguity about whether you should walk or run.
YES, WALKING IS SOMETIMES FASTER THAN RUNNING UPHILLALEX HUTCHINSONDECEMBER 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The CPRA removes that ambiguity from the law and more explicitly gives consumers the right to opt out of the “sharing” of their data.
PROP 24 — THE CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS AND ENFORCEMENT ACT — PASSED BY VOTERS. HERE’S WHAT PUBLISHERS NEED KNOWLARA O'REILLYNOVEMBER 5, 2020DIGIDAY
Many newspapers focused on the ambiguity of the race and the unsettled national mood, with headlines that included “The nation waits,” “Wait of the world” and “Waiting to exhale.”
HOW NEWSPAPER FRONT PAGES TREATED AN ELECTION DAY WITH NO CLEAR WINNERMARISA IATINOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO AMBIGUITY

  • ambiguity
  • ambiguousness
  • cloudiness
  • equivocalness
  • indefiniteness
  • nebulousness
  • obscureness
  • obscurity
  • uncertainty
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