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Adjective: unitary  'yoo-ni,te-ree [N. Amer], yoo-ni-t(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. Relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity
    "the unitary principles of nationalism"; "a unitary movement in politics"
  2. 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. (government) 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"
  4. Having the indivisible character of a unit
    "a unitary action";
    - one

See also: united

Antonym: federal

Encyclopedia: Unitary