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Leaving no doubt; unambiguous.‘an unequivocal answer’‘he was unequivocal in condemning the violence’
unambiguous, unmistakable, indisputable, incontrovertible, indubitable, undeniableView synonyms
- ‘Asked if either of those substances were relevant to the treatment of colic his answer is precise and unequivocal.’
- ‘Twenty years ago, the answer would have been loud, unequivocal and sustained.’
- ‘They must be so unequivocal that there will be no doubt about the construction.’
- ‘It is good that the participants should know this in clear and unequivocal terms.’
- ‘In 2002, for the first time ever, a US president gave it his clear and unequivocal support.’
- ‘In so finding, I bear in mind that the representation must be clear or unequivocal.’
- ‘International trade theory does not offer any unequivocal answers to this question.’
- ‘On the other hand, speakers could be quite unequivocal and left no doubt as to their belief in what was being told.’
- ‘The order is clear and unequivocal and not open to various interpretations.’
- ‘I'd like to see clear, unequivocal conditions rather than leaving it up to judges and lawyers.’
- ‘The best one can hope for is an explicit and unequivocal commitment to doing that right thing.’
- ‘If you look at all the opinion polls, they are absolutely unequivocal about his.’
- ‘It needed a clear and unequivocal statement, from someone, that it was not the case.’
- ‘It might be thought that answers to these questions could be given in a clear and unequivocal way.’
- ‘Mr Grey gave an emphatic and unequivocal assurance that the names of all the donors would remain totally confidential.’
- ‘Your Lordship has given clear and unequivocal ruling which is consistent with the position adopted in other member states.’
- ‘It is very good to have such a clear and unequivocal statement.’
- ‘It seems that our current knowledge does not allow an unequivocal decision between them.’
- ‘Either it gives no unequivocal answer to our problem or it is itself open to question.’
- ‘The British government's position was unequivocal: there had to be regime change in Iraq.’
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