Definitions

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  • n. Agreement of name and meaning.

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  • n. Agreement of name and meaning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Agreement of name and meaning.

Etymologies

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Compare French univocation.

Examples

  • At the same time, talk of univocation was superseded by signification, by implication univocal signification unless equivocation was identified.

    Medieval Theories: Properties of Terms

  • In this way, we can understand the importance played in the twelfth century of univocation in contrast with appellation.

    Medieval Theories: Properties of Terms

  • In the twelfth century, the primary distinction was that between signification, or univocation, and appellation.

    Medieval Theories: Properties of Terms

  • To these must be added further properties of terms which were important in the theory's gestation in the twelfth century but were later no longer included as distinct properties: univocation, equivocation, adjectivation, substantivation and so on.

    Medieval Theories: Properties of Terms

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