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tr. & intr.v. u·ni·fied, u·ni·fy·ing, u·ni·fies
To make into or become a unit; consolidate.

[French unifier, from Old French, from Late Latin ūnificāre : Latin ūnus, one; see uni- + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

u′ni·fi′a·ble adj.
u′ni·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
u′ni·fi′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unifying - combining into a single unitunifying - combining into a single unit  
integrative - combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
2.unifying - tending to unify
centralising, centralizing - tending to draw to a central point


[ˈjuːnɪfaɪɪŋ] ADJ [factor etc] → unificador


adj factor, force, purposeverbindend; the struggle had a unifying effect on all blacksder Kampf hatte eine einigende Wirkung auf alle Schwarzen
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