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unmistakable

[uhn-mi-stey-kuh-buh l] /ˌʌn mɪˈsteɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
not mistakable; clear; obvious.
Origin of unmistakable
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70; un-1 + mistakable
Related forms
unmistakableness, noun
unmistakably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unmistakably

unmistakable

/ˌʌnmɪsˈteɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
not mistakable; clear, obvious, or unambiguous
Derived Forms
unmistakableness, unmistakeableness, noun
unmistakably, unmistakeably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unmistakably

unmistakable

adj.

1660s, from un- (1) "not" + mistake + -able. Related: Unmistakably.

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