unequivocal


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un·e·quiv·o·cal

 (ŭn′ĭ-kwĭv′ə-kəl)
adj.
Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous: an unequivocal success.

un′e·quiv′o·cal·ly adv.

unequivocal

(ˌʌnɪˈkwɪvəkəl)
adj
not ambiguous; plain
ˌuneˈquivocally adv
ˌuneˈquivocalness n

un•e•quiv•o•cal

(ˌʌn ɪˈkwɪv ə kəl)

adj.
1. having only one possible meaning or interpretation; unambiguous; clear.
2. absolute; unqualified.
[1745–55]
un`e•quiv′o•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unequivocal - admitting of no doubt or misunderstandingunequivocal - admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion; "unequivocal evidence"; "took an unequivocal position"; "an unequivocal success"; "an unequivocal promise"; "an unequivocal (or univocal) statement"
unambiguous - having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning; "As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa
ambiguous, equivocal - open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"
2.unequivocal - clearly defined or formulated; "the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney
explicit, expressed - precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes"

unequivocal

unequivocal

adjective
1. Clearly defined; not ambiguous:
2. Clearly, fully, and sometimes emphatically expressed:
Translations
eenduidigongeëvenaard

unequivocal

[ˈʌnɪˈkwɪvəkəl] ADJ (= unmistakeable) [response, message, proof] → inequívoco, claro; [support] → incondicional; [opposition] → rotundo
to be unequivocal in one's support of sthapoyar algo incondicionalmente

unequivocal

[ˌʌnɪˈkwɪvəkəl] adj [answer] → sans équivoque
to be unequivocal about sth → être sans équivoque sur qch, avoir une position sans équivoque sur qch

unequivocal

adj
unmissverständlich, eindeutig; answer alsounzweideutig; evidence, proofeindeutig, unzweifelhaft; he was quite unequivocal about iter sagte es ganz unmissverständlich or eindeutig or klar
(= categorical) commitment, supportrückhaltlos; to be unequivocal in one’s support of somethingetw rückhaltlos or ohne Vorbehalte unterstützen

unequivocal

[ˌʌnɪˈkwɪvəkl] adj (answer) → inequivocabile; (person) → esplicito/a, chiaro/a
References in classic literature ?
The thing is but a trifle, and what you may often see if you tarry long among us," returned the scout, a good deal softened toward the man of song, by this unequivocal expression of gratitude.
Rebecca herself had fashioned an elaborate tea- cosy with a letter "M" in outline stitch, and a pretty frilled pincushion marked with a "J," for her two aunts, so that taken all together the day would have been an unequivocal success had nothing else happened; but something else did.
Jennings, perhaps satisfied with the partial justification of her forebodings which had been found in their late alarm, allowed herself to trust in his judgment, and admitted, with unfeigned joy, and soon with unequivocal cheerfulness, the probability of an entire recovery.
At this day it cannot but strike us as extraordinary, that it does not appear to have occurred to any one member of that assembly, which had laid down in terms so clear, so explicit, so unequivocal, the foundation of all just government, in the imprescriptible rights of man, and the transcendent sovereignty of the people, and who in those principles had set forth their only personal vindication from the charges of rebellion against their king, and of treason to their country, that their last crowning act was still to be performed upon the same principles.
AFTER an unequivocal experience of the inefficacy of the subsisting federal government, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America.
Franz complimented Albert, who looked at himself in the glass with an unequivocal smile of satisfaction.
Its appeal to the heart is direct end unequivocal, and nothing but callous indifference can resist its power.
Love she did not Betts Shoreham; for that was a passion her temperament and training induced her to wait for some pretty unequivocal demonstrations on the part of the gentleman before she yielded to it; but she LIKED him vastly, and nothing would have been easier than to have blown this smouldering preference into a flame.
This state of things continued till about the middle of July, and then there was a little change; Pelet came home one night, an hour after his usual time, in a state of unequivocal intoxication, a thing anomalous with him; for if he had some of the worst faults of his countrymen, he had also one at least of their virtues, i.
Now, brought to this conclusion in so unequivocal a manner as we are, it is not our part, as reasoners, to reject it on account of apparent impossibilities.
Her appearance startled the youth, who at first made an unequivocal motion toward retiring, but, recollecting himself, bowed, by lifting his cap, and resumed his attitude of leaning on his rifle.
Driven finally to an unequivocal stand, the publishers stated that they could not see their way to putting the book into type again, but that they were willing to relinquish their rights in it.