un·​equiv·​o·​cal·​ly | \ˌən-i-ˈkwi-və-kə-lē, -klē\

Definition of unequivocally 

: in an unequivocal manner

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But the White House claimed this weekend — repeatedly and unequivocally — that Shulkin had resigned, and Shulkin is basically calling that a lie. Washington Post, "The Health 202: Half of Americans think Obamacare marketplaces are crumbling," 3 Apr. 2018 Immediately after a disappointing 7-9 campaign that saw the Bengals finish last in the league in total offense, owner/president Mike Brown unequivocally stated that the offensive line would be addressed. Jim Owczarski, Cincinnati.com, "Instant analysis: Cincinnati Bengals draft Ohio State center Billy Price," 26 Apr. 2018 Then, if at all possible, go see Lily Allen do this album live, because No Shame totally and unequivocally bangs when given some honest-to-god breathing room. Brennan Carley, GQ, "On No Shame, Lily Allen Is Writing Her Own Headlines," 17 May 2018 The statement unequivocally rebuked Russia for a long list of old and new misdeeds. The Economist, "The American president lambasts his allies," 12 July 2018 On top of that, the US would need to commit to total decarbonization, clearly and unequivocally enough to give markets confidence that carbon prices will reach and exceed $100/ton. David Roberts, Vox, "The US is rapidly losing nuclear power. That’s profoundly concerning for climate change.," 11 July 2018 The people of Florida could speak unequivocally and loudly. Steven Lemongello, OrlandoSentinel.com, "John Morgan wants to put recreational marijuana legalization on the ballot," 26 June 2018 Previous work by our team and others throughout Peru unequivocally indicates that the pre-Columbian peoples of the Andes used the solstices to mark important events. Charles Stanish, Smithsonian, "How Feasting Rituals Help Shape Human Civilization," 5 July 2018 And everyone just needs to say stop it, unequivocally, stop. Fox News, "Kellyanne Conway responds to Democrats' calls to abolish ICE," 3 July 2018

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1794, in the meaning defined above

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