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unequivocal

[uhn-i-kwiv-uh-kuh l] /ˌʌn ɪˈkwɪv ə kəl/
adjective
1.
not equivocal; unambiguous; clear; having only one possible meaning or interpretation:
an unequivocal indication of assent; unequivocal proof.
2.
absolute; unqualified; not subject to conditions or exceptions:
The cosigner of a note gives unequivocal assurance that it will be paid when due.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; un-1 + equivocal
Related forms
unequivocally, adverb
unequivocalness, noun
Synonyms
1. certain, direct, obvious, unmistakable.
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Examples for unequivocal
  • Sulzberger made a public statement of unequivocal support.
  • But there is not yet unequivocal archaeological evidence to corroborate this story.
  • After the focus group gave that resolution an unequivocal thumbs down, the producers went back and re-shot the final scene.
  • What really bothers me about your post is the unequivocal way you present your conjectures as facts.
  • The commission's conclusions are unequivocal: all the evidence comes out strongly in favour of the three.
  • Government officials point to their voluntary disarmament, completed earlier this year, as an unequivocal success.
  • More than at any time, employees need-in fact, desperately want-unequivocal direction.
  • Economics, unlike the natural sciences does not generate clear and unequivocal results.
  • If this was scientific, they would have stated over what time period, the unequivocal warming has occurred.
  • Your lies are inherent in the omission of any or all unequivocal answers to my questions.
British Dictionary definitions for unequivocal

unequivocal

/ˌʌnɪˈkwɪvəkəl/
adjective
1.
not ambiguous; plain
Derived Forms
unequivocally, adverb
unequivocalness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unequivocal
unequivocal
1784, from un- (1) "not" + equivocal.
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