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uni

1

[ yoo-nee ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. a uniformed police officer; uniform:

    A uni phoned in the burglary at 2:19 this morning.

  2. British and Australian. university:

    Tony and Marc are both off to uni in two weeks.



uni-

2
  1. a combining form occurring in loanwords from Latin ( universe ), used, with the meaning “one,” in the formation of compound words ( unicycle ).

uni-

1

combining_form

  1. consisting of, relating to, or having only one

    unisexual

    unilateral



uni

2

/ ˈjuːnɪ /

noun

  1. informal.
    short for university
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Word History and Origins

Origin of uni1

First recorded in 1895–1900; by shortening

Origin of uni2

< Latin ūni- combining form of ūnus one; -i-
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Word History and Origins

Origin of uni1

from Latin ūnus one
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Example Sentences

How to tie a uni-to-uni splice knotThis is actually a jam knot, meaning two separate knots are created and jammed together.

The white uni features a wide, royal blue stripe down the side of the jersey.

Wearing dashikis, yukatas, and flannel robes—any kind of billowing uni-garment will do the trick.

Just this weekend, Tea Party Express held a “Uni-tea” event in Philadelphia, designed to convey an image of racial inclusion.

Undoubtedly it would be so, if Theodotus were excommunicated precisely for his belief in the uni-personality of God.

Herbæ ramosæ, foliis angustis integris aut pinnatifidis, ramis uni-plurifloris.

Pompeium, sed non esse uni omnia tribuenda, adiecissetque: Si quid huic acciderit, quem in eius locum substituetis?

Uni suppliciter sepulturam precanti respondisse dicitur iam istam in volucrum fore potestate.

Uni gladly consented to this proposal, and confined his attentions to sending his pages with daily greetings and gifts.

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