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unanimous

adjective unan·i·mous \y-ˈna-nə-məs\

: agreed to by everyone

: having the same opinion

Full Definition of UNANIMOUS

1
:  being of one mind :  agreeing
2
:  formed with or indicating unanimity :  having the agreement and consent of all
unan·i·mous·ly adverb

Examples of UNANIMOUS

  1. The judges made a unanimous ruling.
  2. <a unanimous vote to upgrade the school's computer facilities>

Origin of UNANIMOUS

Latin unanimus, from unus one + animus mind — more at one, animate
First Known Use: 1624

Rhymes with UNANIMOUS

UNANIMOUSLY Defined for Kids

unanimous

adjective unan·i·mous \y-ˈna-nə-məs\

Definition of UNANIMOUS for Kids

1
:  having the same opinion :  agreeing completely <They were unanimous in their choice.>
2
:  agreed to by all <a unanimous vote>

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