unidirectional
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌjuːnɨdɨˈɹɛkʃənəl/, /-daɪ-/, /-ˈɹɛkʃənl̩/, /-ˈɹɛkʃnəl/
  • (GA) enPR yo͞o'nĭ-dĭ-rĕkʹshən-(ə)l, IPA: /ˌjunɪ̈dɪ̈ˈɹɛkʃənəl/, /-daɪ-/, /-ˈɹɛkʃənl̩/, /-ˈɹɛkʃnəl/
Adjective

unidirectional (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to only one direction, e.g.: where all component parts are aligned in the same direction in space.
    • 2005, Richard Samson, Training for the New Millennium: Pedagogies for translation and interpreting, edited by Martha Tennent, Benjamins Translation Library, p. 119:
      Equally important is the class mailing list, which facilitates two-way communication at a distance. (By contrast, the web page is basically a unidirectional teacher-to-student communication.)
Antonyms Translations Noun

unidirectional (plural unidirectionals)

  1. A fabric in which the majority of fibres run in the same single direction.



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