unitary

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adjective uni·tary \ˈyü-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of unitary

  1. 1a :  of or relating to a unitb :  based on or characterized by unity or units

  2. 2 :  having the character of a unit :  undivided, whole

unitarily

play \ˌyü-nə-ˈter-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of unitary in a sentence

  1. the formation of a unitary state

Circa 1790

First Known Use of unitary

circa 1790


UNITARY Defined for English Language Learners

unitary

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adjective uni·tary \ˈyü-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of unitary for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or forming a single unit


Law Dictionary

unitary

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adjective uni·tary \ˈyü-nə-ˌter-ē\

Legal Definition of unitary

  1. 1 :  having the character of a single thing that is a constituent of a whole; specifically :  of, relating to, or being a business with subsidiaries in other states or nations that has its state income tax figured by including the subsidiaries' income, determining the portion of that income attributable to activities within the state, and taxing that percentage a unitary business operating throughout the U.S. imposed a unitary tax on a multinational corporation

  2. 2 :  marked by unity :  not dual or segregated :  integrated 3 a unitary school district

unitariness

noun


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