latent ambiguity


latent am·​bi·​gu·​i·​ty
: an uncertainty which does not appear on the face of a legal instrument (as a contract or will) but which arises from a consideration of extrinsic facts or evidence compare patent ambiguity

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“Latent ambiguity.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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