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uniform

[ yoo-nuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈyu nəˌfɔrm /
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adjective

noun

verb (used with object)

to make uniform or standard.
to clothe in or furnish with a uniform.

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Origin of uniform

First recorded in 1530–40; from Latin ūnifōrmis (adjective), equivalent to ūni- combining form meaning “one” + -fōrmis “form, shape”; see uni-, -form

OTHER WORDS FROM uniform

u·ni·form·ly, adverbu·ni·form·ness, nounnon·u·ni·form, adjectiveself-u·ni·form, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uniform (1 of 2)

uniform
/ (ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm) /

noun

adjective

unchanging in form, quality, quantity, etc; regulara uniform surface
identical; alike or likea line of uniform toys

verb (tr)

to fit out (a body of soldiers, etc) with uniforms
to make uniform

Derived forms of uniform

uniformly, adverbuniformness, noun

Word Origin for uniform

C16: from Latin ūniformis, from ūnus one + forma shape

British Dictionary definitions for uniform (2 of 2)

Uniform
/ (ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm) /

noun

communications a code word for the letter u
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