|a.||1.||Of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity; |
|2.||Of the nature of a unit; not divided; united.|
|Adj.||1.||unitary - relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity; "the unitary principles of nationalism"; "a unitary movement in politics"|
|2.||unitary - of or pertaining to or involving the use of units; "a unitary method was applied"; "established a unitary distance on which to base subsequent calculations"|
|3.||unitary - characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority; "a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"|
federal - characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities; "a federal system like that of the United States"; "federal governments often evolved out of confederatons"
|4.||unitary - having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"|