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patent ambiguity

noun patent am·bi·gu·i·ty \-ˌam-bə-ˈgyü-ə-tē\

Legal Definition of patent ambiguity

  1. :  an ambiguity in a legal document (as a contract or will) that is apparent on the face of the document and arises from inconsistent or uncertain language — compare latent ambiguity

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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