Unitary meaning

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Having the nature of a unit; whole.
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Of or relating to a unit.
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Of, based on, or characterized by unity.
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Having the nature of or used as a unit.
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Based on or characterized by one or more units.
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The definition of unitary is something that relates to one unit or whole.

An example of something unitary is the government of the United Kingdom, multiple counties with one government.

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Having the quality of oneness.
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(government) Relating to a system of government in which sovereign power is concentrated in a single body instead of being shared or possessed by more local bodies.

Ex. unitary authority.

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(mathematics) Pertaining to a unit.

Ex. unitary matrix.

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(UK) A unitary council.
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(mathematics) A unitary operator.
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Of a unit or units.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
unitary
Plural:
unitaries