Definitions for univocalyuˈnɪv ə kəl, ˌyu nəˈvoʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•niv•o•calyuˈnɪv ə kəl, ˌyu nəˈvoʊ-(adj.)

  1. having only one meaning; unambiguous.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of univocal:

1535–45; < LL ūnivōc(us) (ūni-uni - +-vōcus, adj. der. of vōx, s. vōc-,voice ) + -al1

u•niv′o•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unequivocal, univocal, unambiguous(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. univocal(Adjective)

    Having only one possible meaning.

  2. univocal(Adjective)

    Containing only one vowel.

    "A man, a plan, a canal, Panama." contains only the vowel 'a', making it univocal.

  3. Origin: From univocus .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Univocal(adj)

    having one meaning only; -- contrasted with equivocal

  2. Univocal(adj)

    having unison of sound, as the octave in music. See Unison, n., 2

  3. Univocal(noun)

    having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular

  4. Univocal(noun)

    unequivocal; indubitable

  5. Univocal(noun)

    a generic term, or a term applicable in the same sense to all the species it embraces

  6. Univocal(noun)

    a word having but one meaning

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