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[uhn-am-big-yoo-uh s] /ˌʌn æmˈbɪg yu əs/
not ambiguous, or unclear; distinct; unequivocal:
The object of the experiment was to reach an unambiguous conclusion about climate change.
Related forms
unambiguously, adverb
unambiguousness, noun Unabridged
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  • The fundamental syntactic relations must be unambiguously expressed.
  • It was quite an exceptional thing for the case and number of a substantive to be unambiguously indicated by its form.
  • Academics are programmed to unambiguously find the right answer and then prove its correctness despite all challenges.
  • These equations unambiguously predict that there can be regions of spacetime from which no signal can reach distant observers.
  • Entropy is a property of all systems, yet there is no way to unambiguously define the entropy of a system.
  • No one has yet, unambiguously seen a magnetic monopole, though many have searched for them.
  • Those people are unambiguously worse off since welfare reform.
  • The effect is to unambiguously increase the demand for consumption.
  • On the average, about eight words of drum language were needed to transmit one word of human language unambiguously.
  • In the uncertain world of stock markets, there are a few events so unambiguously frightening that they guarantee an instant crash.
British Dictionary definitions for unambiguously


not ambiguous; clear: an unambiguous message
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for unambiguously



1630s, from un- (1) "not" + ambiguous. Related: Unambiguously.

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