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ubiety

Line breaks: ubi¦ety
Pronunciation: /juːˈbʌɪɪti
 
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Definition of ubiety in English:

noun

[mass noun] literary
The condition of being in a definite place.
Example sentences
  • Considering the ubiety of the bridges and the surroundings, this paper focused on the water recognition based on feature extraction.
  • The ubiety between runoff and deposit is the primary factor that brings on the particularity of hydrogeology characteristics about mines along river.
  • “The object has a certain ‘objectivity’ about it (a certain whereness, though we do not wish to restrict this ubiety to the prison house of the page).”

Origin

late 17th century: from medieval Latin ubietas, from Latin ubi 'where'.

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