HyperDic: unambiguous

English > 2 senses of the word unambiguous:
ADJECTIVEallunambiguoushaving or exhibiting a single clearly / clearly defined meaning
allunambiguous, unequivocal, univocaladmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding
unambiguous > pronunciation
Soundsah.naembih'gyahwahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > unambiguous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or exhibiting a single clearly / clearly defined meaning.
Example"As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa
NarrowermonosemousHaving only one meaning / meaning
See alsoclearReadily apparent to the mind
unequivocal, univocal, unambiguousAdmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding
OppositeambiguousHaving more than one possible meaning / meaning
Spanishinequívoco
Catalaninequívoc
Nounsunambiguityclarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity
Adverbsunambiguouslyin an unambiguous manner
English > unambiguous: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAdmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning / meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion.
Synonymsunequivocal, univocal
NarrowerabsoluteExpressing finality with no implication of possible change
straightforwardFree from ambiguity
unquestionablenot open to question
See alsoexplicit, expressedprecisely and clearly / clearly / clearly expressed or readily observable
unambiguousHaving or exhibiting a single clearly / clearly defined meaning
Oppositeequivocal, ambiguousopen to two or more interpretations
Spanishinequívoco, unívoco
Catalaninequívoc, unívoc
Nounsunambiguityclarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity

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