uni

[ yoo-nee ]
/ ˈyu ni /
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noun Australian Informal.

Origin of uni

First recorded in 1895–1900; by shortening

Definition for uni (2 of 2)

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 (1 of 2)

uni

/ (ˈjuːnɪ) /

noun

informal short for university

British Dictionary definitions for uni (2 of 2)

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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