united

adjective

unit·​ed yu̇-ˈnī-təd How to pronounce united (audio)
1
: made one : combined
2
: relating to or produced by joint action
a united effort
3
: being in agreement : harmonious
a united family
unitedly adverb

Examples of united in a Sentence

a united campaign against drug abuse the party must present a united front if it hopes to win the election
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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of united was circa 1552

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“United.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/united. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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united

adjective
unit·​ed
yu̇-ˈnīt-əd
1
: made one : combined
2
: relating to or produced by joint action
a united drive against drug abuse
3
: being in agreement : harmonious
a united family
unitedly adverb

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