grey area

Grey area
A grey/gray area is one where there is no clear right or wrong.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • grey area —    A grey/gray area is one where there is no clear right or wrong.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Grey area —   A grey/gray area is one where there is no clear right or wrong …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • grey area — /ˈgreɪ ɛəriə/ (say gray airreeuh) noun 1. an issue which is not clear cut; a subject which is vague and ill defined: *The State Electoral Commission had created confusion and grey areas by saying it would accept ticks but not crosses on ballot… …   Australian English dictionary

  • grey area — vague realm or area, ambiguous field; area that is forbidden to cross; dangerous area …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grey area — noun an intermediate area; a topic that is not clearly one thing or the other • Syn: ↑gray area • Hypernyms: ↑area …   Useful english dictionary

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