the fact of having only a single meaning; absence of ambiguity in a word Compare polysemy


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    [mon-uh-sep-uh-luh s] /ˌmɒn əˈsɛp ə ləs/ adjective, Botany. 1. . 2. having only one sepal, as a calyx. /ˌmɒnəʊˈsɛpələs/ adjective 1. (of flowers) having only one sepal

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    noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 5 H 8 NNaO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used to intensify the flavor of foods. /ˌmɒnəʊˈsəʊdɪəm/ noun 1. a white crystalline substance, the sodium salt of glutamic acid, that has little flavour itself but enhances the flavour of proteins either by increasing the amount of saliva […]

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