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UNEQUIVOCAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unequivocal mean? 

UNEQUIVOCAL (adjective)
  The adjective UNEQUIVOCAL has 2 senses:

1. admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
2. clearly defined or formulated

  Familiarity information: UNEQUIVOCAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNEQUIVOCAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

Synonyms:

unequivocal; univocal; unambiguous

Context examples:

unequivocal evidence / took an unequivocal position / an unequivocal success / an unequivocal promise / an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

Similar:

absolute; conclusive (expressing finality with no implication of possible change)

straightforward (free from ambiguity)

unquestionable (not open to question)

Also:

unambiguous (having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning)

Antonym:

equivocal (open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead)


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Meaning:

Clearly defined or formulated

Synonyms:

definitive; unequivocal

Context example:

the plain and unequivocal language of the laws

Similar:

explicit; expressed (precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication)


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