unclarity


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The rule of lenity requires courts to resolve unclarity in criminal statutes in favor of defendants.
but they will recover," the delegate said this month, adding that he does not expect Opec to take any step now "due to unclarity" in the market.
Remembering can essentially waver in its clarity, such that the different moments of content are more or less veiled, as it were, as if by a fog of unclarity (Ibid.
The extreme density of the unresolved, which maintains the high energy levels of language in poetic movement, its surreptitious buzz, may resemble unclarity which it partly is; but strong poetic thought frequently originates here, in the tension about and across line-endings, even in functional self-damage or sacrifice as the predicament of an emerging poem determined not to weaken or give way.
that such terms can play, and the unclarity and uncertainty that comes
For a recent treatment, see Diana Raffman, Unruly Words: A Study of Vague Language 2 (2014) ("Perhaps the only point on which all theorists of vagueness agree is that vagueness is a form of unclarity--specifically, an unclarity about the boundaries of things....
The need for a buddy therefore, in these films, indicates an initial weakness in both the protagonists and the community, a nostalgia for the Hollywood Western myth, and an unclarity about the purpose of men.
In the process, the commonest causes of unclarity are also identified.
Furthermore, although Grade III neck pain may occasionally require more invasive approaches, such as surgical interventions, the paucity, unclarity, and inconclusiveness of evidence for the better effectiveness of surgical interventions for the management of cervical radiculopathy when compared to conservative management in the long term (9,10) justify the use of conservative treatment approaches/physical medicine and rehabilitation strategies as the preferred first-line treatment option in the management of this disabling condition.
On the same line of reasoning, Susan Sarcevic mentioned in her book that "one of the biggest fears of treatymakers is that translators will clarify an intentional ambiguity or unclarity" (Sarcevic, 1997: 92).
This is a watershed moment for the security industry with more questions than ever before, a quest for answers, a space of unclarity, all the while the scope of security continues to grow, reaching farther than it ever has before.
There is after all considerable unclarity about being a poet, and likely also a certain wariness about even thinking of it and maybe compromising its preconscious mode of operation.