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- adv. In a univocal way.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a univocal manner; in one term; in one sense; not equivocally.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a univocal manner; in one sense or tenor; not equivocally; unmistakably.
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It behoves us, then, to remember that terms are not classifiable into Univocal and Æquivocal, but that all terms are susceptible of being used æquivocally, and that honesty and lucidity require us to try, as well as we can, to use each term univocally in the same context.
If God applied to God univocally, meaning exactly the same, then we would be able to know the true God, which we cannot.
On the other hand, things are said to be named 'univocally' which have both the name and the definition answering to the name in common.
"univocally," and its synonyms or quasi-synonyms, in the different usages, are themselves things "kittle" to deal with.
If Democrats offer solutions to problems and Republicans univocally say "no," why is that "Washington gridlock" instead of Republican obstructionism?
I'd also restore the Placeat Tibi at least as an option because it expresses univocally the propitiatory nature of the Sacrifice.
The third category affirm God's moral attributes but deny the immortality of the human soul and deny that moral terms apply univocally between God and humans, which in practice leads to the denial of a future state after death.
The Categories opens with a brief characterization of terms used equivocally, such as ˜animal™ used of real human beings and pictured human beings, and terms used univocally, such as
This name, God, applies to God by nature, by participation, and according to opinion analogically, and not univocally or equivocally.
The names that can be applied to God and creatures are neither univocally nor equivocally predicated but rather they are used analogously, in proportion.