unequivocal

[ uhn-i-kwiv-uh-kuhl ]
/ ˌʌn ɪˈkwɪv ə kəl /

adjective

not equivocal; unambiguous; clear; having only one possible meaning or interpretation: an unequivocal indication of assent; unequivocal proof.
absolute; unqualified; not subject to conditions or exceptions: The cosigner of a note gives unequivocal assurance that it will be paid when due.

Nearby words

  1. unequaled,
  2. unequalled,
  3. unequally,
  4. unequipped,
  5. unequitable,
  6. unequivocally,
  7. unerring,
  8. unesco,
  9. unescorted,
  10. unessential

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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British Dictionary definitions for unequivocal

unequivocal

/ (ˌʌnɪˈkwɪvəkəl) /

adjective

not ambiguous; plain
Derived Formsunequivocally, adverbunequivocalness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unequivocal

unequivocal

adj.

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

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