[ dis-am-big-yoo-ey-shuhn ]
/ dɪs æmˌbɪg yuˈeɪ ʃən /
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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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Origin of disambiguation
dis-1 + ambigu(ous) + -ation
Words nearby disambiguation
disagreeable, disagreement, dis aliter visum, disallow, disambiguate, disambiguation, disannul, disappear, disappearance, disappeared, disapplication
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How to use disambiguation in a sentence
Microsoft’s blog post on Megatron-Turing says the algorithm is skilled at tasks like completion prediction, reading comprehension, commonsense reasoning, natural language inferences, and word sense disambiguation.Microsoft’s Massive New Language AI Is Triple the Size of OpenAI’s GPT-3|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|October 13, 2021|Singularity Hub
Importantly, that initial BERT search update was for disambiguation primarily, as well as text extraction and summarisation in featured snippets.Could Google passage indexing be leveraging BERT?|Dawn Anderson|October 29, 2020|Search Engine Land