a : done or undertaken by one person or party
b : of, relating to, or affecting one side of a subject : one-sided
c : constituting or relating to a contract or engagement by which an express obligation to do or forbear is imposed on only one party
a : having parts arranged on one side <a unilateral raceme>
b : occurring on, performed on, or affecting one side of the body or one of its parts <unilateral exophthalmos>
: having only one side
— uni·lat·er·al·ly adverb
Examples of UNILATERAL
- Our country is prepared to take unilateral action.
First Known Use of UNILATERAL
uni·lat·er·al adjective \ˌyü-ni-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl\ (Medical Dictionary)
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