[dis-am-big-yoo-eyt] –verb (used with object), -at·ed, -at·ing.
In order to disambiguate the sentence
“She lectured on the famous passenger ship,”
you'll have to write either
“lectured on board” or “lectured about.”
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|dis·am·big·u·ate (dĭs'ām-bĭg'yōō-āt') tr.v. dis·am·big·u·at·ed, dis·am·big·u·at·ing, dis·am·big·u·ates |
To establish a single grammatical or semantic interpretation for.
CNN has its "Situation Room" with Wolf Blitzer, who who endeavors to maintain a neutral stance in his political reportage. Over at MSNBC we have Kieth Olberman, who unabashedly interprets public words and events, notably in his "Special Comments." Perhaps Olberman should speak from a place called the "Disambiguation Room."