from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous: an unequivocal success.

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  • adj. Unambiguous; without equivocation or ambiguity; singularly clear, unmistakable, or unquestionable
  • adj. Without equal, matchless. (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not equivocal; not doubtful; not ambiguous; evident; sincere; plain

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not equivocal, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
  • adj. clearly defined or formulated


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un- +‎ equivocal


  • At the end of the day, all the delegates unified in support, based on what they described as unequivocal commitment from the Obama campaign to better the rights of Asian Americans.

    Natasha Chen: Largest Asian-American PAC Endorses Obama

  • She denounced Nazi Germany from the very start in unequivocal terms.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Whitewashing Progressivism

  • My critical queries in unequivocal black would seek, in advance, answers aforethought.

    Redux: Things I Should Have Done #4

  • I have already condemned, in unequivocal terms, the statements of Reverend Wright that have caused such controversy.

    Speech Excerpts - Real Clear Politics –

  • She said originally in unequivocal terms that the primaries would not count.

    Schneider: How did Clinton win big?

  • Joe Quesada stated in unequivocal terms that Captain America was wrong and Dan Slott announced a new Great Lakes Avengers one-shot that he will be writing with Fabian Nicieza.

    27th February '07

  • Of course it will take time to identify specific individuals, but it would have taken Stern no time to condemn assaults against players in unequivocal terms.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Is David Stern A Coward?

  • His own approach, direct and unequivocal, is expressed in the bill in which he proposes to give Congress absolute authority to veto executive agreements within sixty days.

    The Runaway Presidency

  • A President, Mr. Bush, uses the carte blanche he has already, not to manipulate an overlap of arriving and departing Brigades into a ‘second surge,’ but to say in unequivocal terms that if it takes every last dime of the monies already allocated, if it takes reneging on government contracts with Halliburton, he will make sure the troops are safe — even if the only safety to be found, is in getting them the hell out of there.

    Which Is Worse?

  • My personal hope is that the western allies including Canada with all the other smaller nations, will stand firm and secure in unequivocal condemnation of Russia in her blockade of Berlin-and what is even more important, will secure the entire membership of the United Nations other than Russia and her satellites, to support the United States proposal (known as the Barruch plan) to turn over the atomic bomb in all its phases to an international control commission of the United Nations (exclusive of Russia) - and will outlaw any nation who attempts to manufacture the atomic bomb-and will create a military police force (again exclusive of Russia) with sufficient power to enforce outlawry of the bomb and its manufacture.

    The Threat to World Freedom


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  • adjective: admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

    The President's first statement on the subject was vague and open to competing interpretations, so when he spoke to Congress about the same subject later, he was careful to make his position completely unequivocal.

    October 19, 2016

  • absolute; certain

    August 1, 2009