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  1. ill-defined, unclearadjective

    poorly stated or described

    "he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts"

    unreadable, undecipherable, indecipherable, ill-defined

    trenchant, limpid, broad, vivid, crystal clear, unmistakable, clear, perspicuous, luculent, prima facie, unsubtle, legible, lucid, clear-cut, pellucid, distinct

  2. unclearadjective

    not clear to the mind

    "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"

    unreadable, undecipherable, indecipherable, ill-defined

    vivid, luculent, lucid, legible, broad, unsubtle, distinct, prima facie, unmistakable, perspicuous, clear, crystal clear, limpid, pellucid, clear-cut, trenchant

  3. indecipherable, unclear, undecipherable, unreadableadjective

    not easily deciphered

    "indecipherable handwriting"

    unreadable, undecipherable, indecipherable, ill-defined

    clear, distinct, pellucid, unsubtle, vivid, perspicuous, crystal clear, clear-cut, lucid, limpid, unmistakable, trenchant, legible, broad, prima facie, luculent

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  1. parallax

    Submitted by CrownKiwi on September 24, 2020  

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  1. Cory Gardner:

    I think it's unclear what Singapore Tuesday , Trump meant by that, i think it's important that we continue to engage in South Korea as we have been, from an exercise standpoint. But here's where I do think it's important : I think the President has talked about the good faith efforts and our progress being made towards denuclearization and it's clear our sanctions remain in place, that's why I strongly support maximum pressure.

  2. Martin Webster:

    And, with at least half the value of the UK stock market held by overseas investors, it is unclear how much notice they will take of these new, more onerous, but still voluntary provisions.

  3. Mylan NV:

    We consider Teva's stakebuilding as a further indication of its intention to meddle with our business, strategy and mission while remaining unclear as to its actual intentions.

  4. Koichi Fukuo:

    At this point, whether Google or Apple can come up with a car is unclear, but they are spending aggressively to recruit people to achieve that and in that sense ... we can't rule out the possibility they may eventually become a competitor.

  5. Jennifer Agiesta:

    There certainly hasn't been much good news for Biden in any of the recent polling -- his numbers are not in great shape -- but the way that polls are sometimes reported may make it sound a little worse than it actually is, while President Joe Biden has reached new lows recently in several polls, the previous comparison points for some of those polls were a while ago. So while President Joe Biden numbers have certainly dropped since the summer and around Labor Day, it is unclear if they are currently still declining or if they have plateaued.

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