unequivocally

adverb
un·​equiv·​o·​cal·​ly | \ ˌən-i-ˈkwi-və-kə-lē How to pronounce unequivocally (audio) , -klē \

Definition of unequivocally

: in an unequivocal manner

Examples of unequivocally in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But July 22, just minutes before 11 a.m., when the RFP rules unequivocally stated that all applications must be delivered to the city, young Blue Duck workers were racing to box up their 112-page report and hand-carry it to city officials. Bruce Selcraig, ExpressNews.com, "Could scooter mania just blow over in San Antonio?," 30 Dec. 2019 But historians, academics and amateur sleuths have long cast doubt on Sheeran's claims as relayed in Brandt's book, with some unequivocally stating that the labor union official was nothing more than a fabulist. Daniel Arkin, NBC News, "'The Irishman': What to know about Martin Scorsese's mob epic," 1 Nov. 2019 In the interest of social stability, of India’s reputation as a liberal democracy and of preserving the ideals of India’s constitution, the court should speedily and unequivocally reject it. The Economist, "India passes a bill purporting to help refugees. In fact, it seeks to hurt Muslims," 11 Dec. 2019 Christened Vivian after the Australian tennis star Vivian McGrath, James won permission from his mother to choose an unequivocally masculine name. Jill Lawless, chicagotribune.com, "Australian journalist, writer and wit Clive James dies at 80," 28 Nov. 2019 On Saturday, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said unequivocally in a tweet that Iran was to blame. Jordan Fabian, Fortune, "After Saudi Oil Attack, Trump Pledges Help for Middle East Allies," 16 Sep. 2019 For one, despite Kennedy being a Democrat, Congress was unequivocally, unilaterally behind him in putting a man on the moon. Michael Granberry, Dallas News, "Dallas author warns about Apollo 11 moon landing hoax theories, but says we can and will go back," 16 July 2019 During the tense hearing, which at times became heated, Madison County Deputy District Attorney Randy Dill said unequivocally that law enforcement did not edit the video footage. Ashley Remkus | Aremkus@al.com, al.com, "Lawyers accuse Huntsville police of altering video in murder case," 13 June 2019 Now the Justice Department has said, clearly and unequivocally, not just that Russia was behind the hacking, but that specific, named Russians were. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, "Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller officially rebuke a major Trump conspiracy theory," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of unequivocally

1794, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jan 2020

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“Unequivocally.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unequivocally. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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