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univocal

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adjective univ·o·cal \yü-ˈni-və-kəl\

Definition of univocal

  1. 1 :  having one meaning only

  2. 2 :  unambiguous <in search of a morally univocal answer>

univ·o·cal·ly play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Examples of univocal

  1. <those who believe that the language of the Bible is univocal: it is never metaphorical but intended to be taken literally>



Origin of univocal

Late Latin univocus, from Latin uni- + voc-, vox voice — more at voice


First Known Use: 1599

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