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unicity

(juːˈnɪsɪtɪ)
n
1. the state or quality of being one single or united entity
2. uniqueness
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The author makes his thesis clear from the beginning: The emergence of material structures that make the globe more interconnected (spread of capitalism, western imperialism, and media systems) are related to but not the causes of the emergence of a consciousness of the oneness or unicity of the globe.
Clients include Buy.com, Hotwire, Netflix, Nextel Communications, RealNetworks, Research in Motion, Tupperware and Unicity.
The frequently analyzed failure of the "bold new experiment" of a centralized administration and decentralized citizen participation in Winnipeg's Unicity is outlined.
(5.) Financial and Fiscal Commission, "Local Government in a System of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in South Africa: A Discussion Document" (Midrand: 1997, mimeo); and Unicity Commission, "Discussion Document: Developing the Future City of Cape Town," (August 2000, mimeo).
Newman is almost alone as a painter in insisting on maintaining this web of internal correspondences." Comparing the manner in which the artist selected his works for his (rare) exhibitions to that of "a poet who arranges the order of poems in a book," he added: "Each poem is complete but the proximity of old and new elicits continuity and echoes." I would emend his quote to say each poem is unique, for Newman's dream of the absolute unicity of the work of art--this is one of the meanings of the word onement--is perhaps what most distinguished him from '60s proponents of the "serial attitude," contrary to what was written by friend and foe alike at the time of the "Stations of the Cross" exhibition.
On the unicity and completeness of the revelation of Jesus Christ
A $750,000 grant agreement was signed this week between the Durban Unicity and US Agency for International Development (USAid) part of a $50m annual commitment by the US government agency has towards SA development.
Although these connections provide statistical properties of interest for the model, such as sufficiency; ease of calculation, and unicity of the maximum likelihood estimator, there is no reason to always work with them.
The nub of the questions is related to the chapter called "Unicity and Unity of the Church" and, in particular, to the paragraph that states "ecclesial communities which have not preserved the valid Episcopate ...
We are "strangers to ourselves," (Kristeva 1988/1991) each encountering "oneself as another," (Ricoeur 1990/1992) since all "human beings are multiple, and reduction to unicity amounts to mutilation" (Todorov 1989/1993: 397).
He said that would lead to "double standards when what we need is unicity and coherence of EU scientific opinion".
THEOREM 2 (UNICITY OF THE VALUE FOR SECOND-ORDER PROBABILITIES).