[ yoo-nee ]
/ ˈyu ni /

noun Australian Informal.

Origin of uni

First recorded in 1895–1900; by shortening

Definition for uni (2 of 2)


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 (1 of 2)

/ (ˈjuːnɪ) /


informal short for university

British Dictionary definitions for uni (2 of 2)


combining form

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

Word Origin for uni-

from Latin ūnus one
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Medical definitions for uni



Single; one:univalent.
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