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disambiguation

[ dis-am-big-yoo-ey-shuhn ]
/ dɪs æmˌbɪg yuˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act or process of distinguishing between similar things, meanings, names, etc., in order to make the meaning or interpretation more clear or certain:Word sense disambiguation helps determine which meaning a word has in any given context.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of disambiguation

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