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Meaning of UNILATERAL

Pronunciation:  `yooni'laturul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  involving only one part or side; "unilateral paralysis"; "a unilateral decision"
  2. [adj]  tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only
 

UNILATERAL is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: direct, lineal, one-party, one-sided, unilateralist
 
 Antonyms: bilateral, many-sided, multilateral, two-sided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\U`ni*lat"er*al\, a. [Uni- + lateral: cf. F.
unilat['e]ral.]
1. Being on one side only; affecting but one side; one-sided.

2. (Biol.) Pertaining to one side; one-sided; as, a
   unilateral raceme, in which the flowers grow only on one
   side of a common axis, or are all turned to one side.

{Unilateral contract} (Law), a contract or engagement
   requiring future action only by one party.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Having to do with one side of the body.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Of stamens, with anthers grouped to one side of the style.
 

 

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