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Etymology edit

Published as a draft proposal in 1988, “intended to suggest a unique, unified, universal encoding”. From uni- +‎ code.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈjunɪˌkoʊd/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈjuːnɪˌkəʊd/
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  1. (international standards, computing) A series of character encoding standards intended to support the characters used by a large number of the world’s languages.
    This character isn't in Unicode.
  2. (computing) The Unicode standards, together with standards for representing character strings as byte strings.
    convert to Unicode

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Unicode (uncountable)

  1. (computing, by extension, informal) Characters from a contextually different script, often used in a nonstandard fashion. Sometimes used as an antonym to the characters of the Latin alphabet.
    Since most users on the site are westerners, we have banned Unicode in all text input boxes.

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Unicode m

  1. (computing) Unicode (series of computer encoding standards)