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adjective un·am·big·u·ous \ˌən-am-ˈbi-gyə-wəs\

Simple Definition of unambiguous

  • : clearly expressed or understood : not ambiguous

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unambiguous

  1. :  not ambiguous :  clear, precise <unambiguous evidence>

unambiguously adverb

Examples of unambiguous in a sentence

  1. She gave a clear, unambiguous answer.

  2. <looked at his neighbor's new car with unambiguous envy>



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First Known Use of unambiguous

1743



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