a.1.Of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity; as, the unitary method in arithmetic.
2.Of the nature of a unit; not divided; united.
Unitary theory
(Chem.) the modern theory that the molecules of all complete compounds are units, whose parts are bound together in definite structure, with mutual and reciprocal influence on each other, and are not mere aggregations of more or less complex groups; - distinguished from the dualistic theory.
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"
Synonyms: one
a certain, an, any, any one, atomic, composite, either, exclusive, individual, indivisible, integral, integrant, integrated, irreducible, lone, monadic, monistic, one, rolled into one, simple, single, singular, sole, solid, solitary, unanalyzable, undivided, unified, uniform, unique, united, whole
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unit of measurement
Unit of power
Unit of resistance
unit of time
unit of viscosity
Unit of work
Unit Separator
Unit stress
unit testing
unit trust
Unitarian Church
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Unitary theory
United Arab Emirate dirham
United Arab Emirate monetary unit
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates's capital
United Arab Republic
United Brethren
United Church of Christ
United flowers
United Front
United Kingdom
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS)
United Kingdom Unix Users Group
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