[uhn-am-big-yoo-uh s]


not ambiguous, or unclear; distinct; unequivocal: The object of the experiment was to reach an unambiguous conclusion about climate change.

Origin of unambiguous

Related formsun·am·big·u·ous·ly, adverbun·am·big·u·ous·ness, noun
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Related Words for unambiguous

obvious, explicit, univocal, apparent, distinct, plain

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not ambiguous; clearan unambiguous message
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Word Origin and History for unambiguous

1630s, from un- (1) "not" + ambiguous. Related: Unambiguously.

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