HyperDic: unequivocal

English > 2 senses of the word unequivocal:
ADJECTIVEallunequivocal, univocal, unambiguousadmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding
allunequivocal, definitiveclearly / clearly / clearly defined or formulated
unequivocal > pronunciation
Soundsah.nihkwih'vahkahl; ah.niykwih'vahkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unequivocal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAdmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning / meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion.
Examples
  • "unequivocal evidence"
  • "took an unequivocal position"
  • "an unequivocal success"
  • "an unequivocal promise"
  • "an unequivocal (or univocal) statement"
Synonymsunivocal, unambiguous
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
Nounsunequivocalnessclarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity
Adverbsunequivocallyin an unambiguous manner
English > unequivocal: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningclearly / clearly / clearly defined or formulated.
Example"the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney
Synonymdefinitive
Broaderexplicit, expressedprecisely and clearly / clearly / clearly expressed or readily observable
Spanishinequívoco
Catalaninequívoc
Nounsunequivocalnessclarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity

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