adjective univ·o·cal \yü-ˈni-və-kəl\

Definition of UNIVOCAL

:  having one meaning only
:  unambiguous <in search of a morally univocal answer>
univ·o·cal·ly \-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

Rhymes with UNIVOCAL


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