univocal

[ yoo-niv-uh-kuh l, yoo-nuh-voh- ]
/ yuˈnɪv ə kəl, ˌyu nəˈvoʊ- /

adjective

having only one meaning; unambiguous.

Origin of univocal

1535–45; < Late Latin ūnivōc(us) (ūni- uni- + -vōcus, adj. derivative of vōx, stem vōc-, voice) + -al1
Related formsu·niv·o·cal·ly, adverb
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univocal

/ (ˌjuːnɪˈvəʊkəl) /

adjective

unambiguous or unmistakable

noun

a word or term that has only one meaning
Derived Formsunivocally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for univocal

univocal


adj.

1540s, from Latin univocus, from uni- (see uni-) + vox (see voice (n.)).

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