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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: , past participle of unire, from Latin unus 'one'


[intransitive and transitive] if different people or organizations unite, or if something unites them, they join together in order to achieve something:
Our goal is to unite the opposition parties and defeat the President.
unite against/behind
Party members united behind their leader.
unite to do something
In 1960, the regions united to form the Somali Republic.

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