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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Late Latin
Origin: unificare, from Latin uni- + -ficare '-fy'

unify

verb
     
Related topics: Government
u‧ni‧fy past tense and past participle unified, present participle unifying, third person singular unifies
[intransitive and transitive]PG if you unify two or more parts or things, or if they unify, they are combined to make a single unit [= unite; ≠ divide]:
Strong support for the war has unified the nation.
His music unifies traditional and modern themes.

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