If there is no doubt about it, it's unequivocal. An unequivocal response to a marriage proposal? "Yes. Yes! A thousand times yes!"

  • Pronunciation: / ,ʌnɪ'kwɪvəkl /
  • English description: admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
  • Synonyms: unambiguous
  • Chinese Translation: 明确的(ming2 que4 de)
  • Spanish Translation: inequívoco
  • ORIGIN: Equivocal is from a Latin word meaning of equal voice, so unequivocal means of unequal voice — unmistakable, unambiguous, without question. There might be unequivocal evidence tying a suspect to a crime, or unequivocal support for a popular leader. If you explain something in unequivocal terms, then your words should be clear to everyone.


  • And they have a clear, unequivocal voice about what they want to do and how they go about the profession.
  • From a medical perspective, the benefits have been unequivocal.

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