unequivocal

[uhn-i-kwiv-uh-kuhl]
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  1. not equivocal; unambiguous; clear; having only one possible meaning or interpretation: an unequivocal indication of assent; unequivocal proof.
  2. absolute; unqualified; not subject to conditions or exceptions: The cosigner of a note gives unequivocal assurance that it will be paid when due.

Origin of unequivocal

First recorded in 1745–55; un-1 + equivocal
Related formsun·e·quiv·o·cal·ly, adverbun·e·quiv·o·cal·ness, noun

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unequivocal

adjective
  1. not ambiguous; plain
Derived Formsunequivocally, adverbunequivocalness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unequivocal
adj.

1784, from un- (1) "not" + equivocal. Related: Unequivocally.

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