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uni

[yoo-nee] /ˈyu ni/
noun, Australian Informal.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; by shortening

uni-

1.
a combining form occurring in loanwords from Latin (universe), used, with the meaning “one,” in the formation of compound words (unicycle).
Origin
< Latin ūni- combining form of ūnus one; see -i-
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British Dictionary definitions for uni

uni

/ˈjuːnɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for university

uni-

combining form
1.
consisting of, relating to, or having only one: unilateral, unisexual
Word Origin
from Latin ūnus one
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Word Origin and History for uni

uni-

word-forming element meaning "having one only," from Latin uni-, comb. form of unus (see one).

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uni in Medicine

uni- pref.
Single; one: univalent.

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uni in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for uni

UNI

  1. United Nurses International
  2. Univision
  3. User-Network Interface
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