uni

[yoo-nee]
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noun Australian Informal.


Origin of uni

First recorded in 1895–1900; by shortening

uni-

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

Origin of uni-

< Latin ūni- combining form of ūnus one; see -i-
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British Dictionary definitions for uni

uni

noun

informal short for university

uni-

combining form

consisting of, relating to, or having only oneunilateral; unisexual

Word Origin for uni-

from Latin ūnus one
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Word Origin and History for uni

uni-

word-forming element meaning "having one only," from Latin uni-, comb. form of unus (see one).

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Medicine definitions for uni

uni-

pref.

Single; one:univalent.
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