[yoo-niv-uh-kuh l, yoo-nuh-voh-]
- having only one meaning; unambiguous.
Origin of univocal
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Names abused infer not the things signified by an univocal term.A Christian Directory
While it is not univocal, it is at the same time not absolutely equivocal.
But it was stated above that the word 'univocal' was applied to those things which had both name and definition in common.The Categories
Again, the generic term and the specific term ought to be univocal in signification.
If you ask a dialectical question in plain and univocal language, the respondent is bound to answer Yes or No.
- unambiguous or unmistakable
- a word or term that has only one meaning
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Word Origin and History for univocal
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