Definitions

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  • n. An entertainment at which a medley of dishes is set on at the same time; a buffet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An entertainment at which a medley of dishes is set on at the same time.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An entertainment or feast consisting, not of regular courses, but of a medley of dishes set on the table together.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Le français c'est ambigu: une conférence ça peut être un blabla par une personne, ou bien une journée entière avec plusieurs intervenants.

    Why Events? — Climb to the Stars

  • Se dit de quelque chose, d'un sentiment mitigé, ambigu, moitié bien, moitié mal./to speak of mixed, ambiguous feelings, half good, half bad also: wry (smile); a half-humorous, wry remark;

    Cuisine

  • Se dit de quelque chose, d'un sentiment mitigé, ambigu, moitié bien, moitié mal. / to speak of mixed, ambiguous feelings, half good, half bad also: wry smile; a half-humorous, wry remark;

    Cuisine

  • After a ball one could serve a collation, or one might offer an ambigu, at which everything was served simultaneously—hot and cold dishes, sweet and savory.

    Savoring The Past

  • The Oracle had to make a brief statement that cov - ered all prospects, and that was often necessarily ambigu - ous.

    Blue Adept

  • We have not pointed to the obscurities and ambigu - ities of such expressions as “self-realization,” “self - improvement,” and “moral autonomy” to suggest that there is little to them.

    LIBERALISM

  • I had a Drum, and that began early; I was to prepare for it, I was to be served in ambigu, and it was to be the easiest, most agreeable, best understood thing in the world.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • Using a mix of ink, colored pencil, paint and lacquer, Stilkey depicts a melancholic and at times a whimsical cast of characters inhabiting ambigu - ous spaces and narratives of fantasy and fairy tales.

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  • Setiap langkah harus didefinisikan dengan tepat dan - tidak ambigu.

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  • • Ricoeur (1986); mengandung sifat dasar permulaan yang sangat mendua, ambigu: positif dan negatif Kontruktif dan destruktif.

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