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Meaning of UNIVOCAL

Pronunciation:  yû'nivukul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion; "unequivocal evidence"; "took an unequivocal position"; "an unequivocal success"; "an unequivocal promise"; "an unequivocal (or univocal) statement"
 

UNIVOCAL is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: absolute, conclusive, straightforward, unambiguous, unequivocal, unquestionable
 
 Antonyms: ambiguous, equivocal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \U*niv"o*cal\, a. [L. univocus; unus one + vox, vocis,
    a voice, word. See {One}, and {Voice}.]
    1. Having one meaning only; -- contrasted with {equivocal}.
    
    2. Having unison of sound, as the octave in music. See
       {Unison}, n., 2.
    
    3. Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain;
       regular. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.
    
    4. Unequivocal; indubitable. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
    
    
  2. \U*niv"o*cal\, n.
    1. (Aristotelian Logic) A generic term, or a term applicable
       in the same sense to all the species it embraces.
    
    2. A word having but one meaning.
    
    
 

 

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