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

Definition of unequivocally

: in an unequivocal manner

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The plaintiffs are unequivocally correct that the system—which does not apply to U.S. senator elections—was designed to suppress their electoral power. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "Mississippi Quotes John Roberts to Defend Its Racist Election Law," 19 July 2019 Republican leaders in Congress remained unwilling Tuesday to unequivocally rebuke President Donald Trump's attack on four progressive women of color in Congress, insisting his tweets and the ensuing dispute is about ideology and politics. Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY, "Threats against Congress will 'probably break last year's record,' Capitol Police say," 17 July 2019 Kennedy wanted to do something bold, that unequivocally showed the world that the U.S. was back in the lead in space, compared to the Russians. Kevin Spear, orlandosentinel.com, "Apollo 11 and race to the moon helped create the world we live in today, technologically and culturally, author says," 14 July 2019 In contrast, San Jose — where Starcity is building an 803-bedroom project — has unequivocally embraced co-living, according to Sean Milligan, a partner with developer KT Urban, which is working on more than 1,100 co-living bedrooms in San Jose. J.k. Dineen, SFChronicle.com, "A tale of two cities: How SF and San Jose are approaching co-living projects," 6 July 2019 Delaine Eastin is the only candidate for California governor to unequivocally support a potential November ballot measure that would allow stronger local rent control laws across the state. Angela Hart, sacbee, "Stronger rent control supported by just one major candidate for California governor | The Sacramento Bee," 8 Mar. 2018 Rask entered Game 7 as unequivocally the better goalie in the series (2.16 goals against average, .925 save percentage). Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Once again, an imperfect finish for Tuukka Rask," 13 June 2019 The newest release also offers two new sunglasses styles: Techno Mask and Centerfold, statement shades that are unequivocally bold and fierce. Kelsey Cherry, Harper's BAZAAR, "Two BAZAAR Editors Test-Drive Rihanna's Fenty Collection," 19 June 2019 Russia’s efforts to influence the US election in Trump’s favor have been repeatedly and unequivocally confirmed by all of the country’s top intelligence officials, including those appointed by Trump. Heather Timmons, Quartz, "Trump (briefly) admits Russia helped him win the 2016 election," 30 May 2019

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First Known Use of unequivocally

1794, in the meaning defined above

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