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univocal

[ yoo-niv-uh-kuhl, yoo-nuh-voh- ]
/ yuˈnɪv ə kəl, ˌyu nəˈvoʊ- /
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adjective
having only one meaning; unambiguous.
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Origin of univocal

1535–45; <Late Latin ūnivōc(us) (ūni-uni- + -vōcus, adj. derivative of vōx, stem vōc-,voice) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM univocal

u·niv·o·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for univocal

univocal
/ (ˌjuːnɪˈvəʊkəl) /

adjective
unambiguous or unmistakable
noun
a word or term that has only one meaning

Derived forms of univocal

univocally, adverb
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