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Definition of uniform adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1.  not varying; the same in all parts and at all times uniform rates of pay The walls were a uniform gray. Growth has not been uniform across the country. uniform lines of apartment houses (= they all looked the same)
  2. NAmE//ˌyunəˈfɔrmət̮i//
    noun [uncountable, singular] They tried to ensure uniformity across the different departments. the drab uniformity of the houses
  3. NAmE//ˈyunəˌfɔrmli//
    adverb The principles were applied uniformly across all the departments. The quality is uniformly high. Pressure must be uniformly distributed over the whole surface.
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