unilinear
adjective Date: 1910 developing in or involving a series of stages usually from the primitive to the more advanced

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  • unilinear — adj. 2 g. [Etnologia] Diz se de uma filiação que só tem em conta socialmente um dos dois ascendentes. (Dá origem ao sistema matrilinear e patrilinear.)   ‣ Etimologia: uni + linear …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • unilinear — [yo͞on΄əlin′ē ər] adj. of or following a single, consistent path of development or progression …   English World dictionary

  • unilinear — “+ adjective Etymology: uni + linear : progressing or unfolding in a linear manner : developing in or involving a series of stages usually from the primitive to the more advanced unilinear social evolution : involving such a trend a unilinear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • unilinear — /yooh neuh lin ee euhr/, adj. developing or evolving in a steady, consistent, and undeviating way. [1925 30; UNI + LINEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • unilinear — adjective Made up of one single line …   Wiktionary

  • unilinear — uni|li|ne|ar: vw. ↑unilineal …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • unilinear — uni·linear …   English syllables

  • unilinear — u•ni•lin•e•ar [[t]ˌyu nəˈlɪn i ər[/t]] adj. cvb developing or evolving in a steady, consistent, and undeviating way • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • unilinear evolution — noun : evolution 6a …   Useful english dictionary

  • ОДНОЛИНЕЙНЫЙ — (unilinear) относящийся к какому либо процессу социального изменения или развития, всегда осуществляемому в одном направлении, через одни и те же стадии и имеющему одни и те же результаты. Понятие однолинейности ныне считается в социологии лишним …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

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