Ambiguity

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Ambiguity (/ˌæmbɪ'gju:(w)ɪtɪ/) is a type of meaning in which a phrase, statement or resolution is not explicitly defined, making several interpretations plausible.[1]

context and therefore discourse are possible.

See vagueness.

For example, the sentence "They can fish" has two meanings (1) "they are able to fish" (2) "they put fish into cans".

This can be broken down into

Also garden path sentence.

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