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unite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuniteu‧nite /juːˈnaɪt/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 UNITE[intransitive, transitive] if different people or organizations unite, or if something unites them, they join together in order to achieve somethingunion 🔊 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.→ See Verb table
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uniteUniting against globalisation is not the same as uniting against capitalism.Police chiefs called on the local people to unite against the drug dealers.Thatcher can be beaten, if opposition parties unite at the next General Election and campaign now!a speech in which he asked America to unite behind the new PresidentWe are united by a common language and culture.President Clinton's rousing speech united the Democrats.Regeneration schemes have come and gone in Liverpool, but at least this one has succeeded in uniting the main players.What united the two groups was their hatred of fascism in all its forms.She and Picasso had always been friends, but now they shared a secret that united them even more.Quarks unite to form protons, neutrons and electrons, which in turn unite to form atoms.In 1960, British and Italian Somaliland united to form Somalia.Various political and religions groups united to oppose the dictatorship.He came not to lead or star but to unite, to smooth over the fight between right and left.What is supposed to unite would in fact divide.unite to do somethingThe active iodine is then united to a tyrosine residue of thyroglobulin.But not until the following May, when the whole Council had united to demand intervention, did she give in.Quarks unite to form protons, neutrons and electrons, which in turn unite to form atoms.In 1960, the regions united to form the Somali Republic.Several surveys indicate that in 1994 they united to save Gov.In the County Labour and Liberal Democrats have united to spend over £50 million more than last year.And no evidence exists of workers uniting to strike at several businesses at thesame time.
UniteUnite 🔊 🔊 the largest trade union in the United Kingdom, with over two million members in the public and private sectors. It was formed in 2007 by the merger (=joining together) of two trade unions (Amicus and the Transport and General Workers’ Union).
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Verb table
unite
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyunite
he, she, itunites
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyunited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave united
he, she, ithas united
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad united
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill unite
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have united
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam uniting
he, she, itis uniting
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you, we, theyare uniting
Past
I, he, she, itwas uniting
you, we, theywere uniting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been uniting
he, she, ithas been uniting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been uniting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be uniting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been uniting
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