vagueness


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unclearness by virtue of being poorly expressed or not coherent in meaning

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indistinctness of shape or character

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Duplicity, vagueness and misleading press conferences are not the way to go.
Vagueness and the Laws of Metaphysics, RYAN WASSERMAN
British proposals to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain would cast "a dark cloud of vagueness and uncertainty" over the lives of millions of Europeans, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator said.
After Nagy's referral to court last November, several NGOs criticised the vagueness of the legislators in drafting constitutional provisions, and the vagueness of legal terms such as "violating the sanctity of public morals", questioning what constitutes "public morals".
In a 2005 review of Scott Soames's history of analytic philosophy, however, Rorty is surprised to find that vagueness has emerged as a "hot topic" in professional Anglophone philosophy at the end of the twentieth century, and dismayed that the boom in investigations of vague predicates marks not the breakdown of disciplinary boundaries he foresaw in his synoptic vision, but the increasing hyper-specialization of philosophical inquiry within that discipline.
There is no vagueness within the City of Skopje so we didn't take initiative for additional specification" stressed Mayor of Skopje.
The verdict of "high risk" that is announced to be delivered at the end of this month is awaited with a dose of uncertainty and fear because the trial was accompanied with numerous dilemmas, vagueness and reactions from the families of the defendants.
canon to circumvent the vagueness question in Skilling.
Bureaucracy, vagueness within the system and a lack of clear guidelines are among reasons given by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.
The Court altered its practices with respect to facial vagueness attacks, reduced the clarity it would demand of civil economic laws, and began to treat mens rea requirements as a substitute for clarity in the legislative language of criminal statutes.
In the letter to Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki, Greek counterpart Dimitris Avramopoulos also demands the new name of the country to be with clear-defined qualifier that will not leave any vagueness surrounding the territory of Macedonia and the region Macedonia in Greece's northern part.
Clwyd West AM Darren Millar said: "It (the Betsi Cadwaladr health review) is worrying in its vagueness and frightening in its implications.
The vagueness of the term - political, social, religious - is further complicated by science, which defines it as: "Marked and persistent fear that is excessive or unreasonable, cued by the presence or anticipation of a specific object or situation (e.
5% excise duty and 2% increased electricity rates there has been no vagueness that the government will impose 10% corruption levy Saif said.
Sorites-susceptibility may be seen as a further puzzling feature of predicate vagueness.