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u·ni·fy

 (yo͞o′nə-fī′)
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.

unification

(ˌjuːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. an act, instance, or process of uniting
2. the state of being united

u•ni•fi•ca•tion

(ˌyu nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of unifying; union.
2. the state of being unified; consolidation.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unification - an occurrence that involves the production of a unionunification - an occurrence that involves the production of a union
union - the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts; "lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"
2.unification - the state of being joined or united or linkedunification - the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
coalition, fusion - the state of being combined into one body
connectedness, connection, link - the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
colligation, conjugation, conjunction, junction - the state of being joined together
association - the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination; "his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break"
marriage - a close and intimate union; "the marriage of music and dance"; "a marriage of ideas"
syncretism - the union (or attempted fusion) of different systems of thought or belief (especially in religion or philosophy); "a syncretism of material and immaterial theories"
3.unification - the act of making or becoming a single unitunification - the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
compounding, combining, combination - the act of combining things to form a new whole
coalescence, coalescency, conglutination, coalition, concretion - the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
reunification, reunion - the act of coming together again; "monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"
tribalisation, tribalization - the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis
umbrella - having the function of uniting a group of similar things; "the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups"; "under the umbrella of capitalism"

unification

noun union, uniting, alliance, combination, coalition, merger, federation, confederation, fusion, amalgamation, coalescence The ultimate aim is to bring about the unification of Albania and Kosovo.

unification

noun
1. A bringing together into a whole:
2. The result of combining:
Translations
تَوْحيد
sjednocení
foreningsamling
sameining
birleş me

unification

[ˌjuːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nunificación f

unification

[ˌjuːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] nunification f

unification

n (of country)Einigung f; (of system)Vereinheitlichung f; unification processEinigungsprozess m; Unification ChurchVereinigungskirche f (der Mun-Sekte)

unification

[ˌjuːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nunificazione f

unify

(ˈjuːnifai) verb
to combine into a single whole. The country consisted of several small states and was unified only recently.
ˌunifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
References in classic literature ?
Then the countess told her of more disagreements and intrigues against the work of the unification of the churches, and departed in haste, as she had that day to be at the meeting of some society and also at the Slavonic committee.
It arrived at the exact period when it was needed for the organization of great cities and the unification of nations.
This has prompted Kery Davis, the head of boxing at fight broadcaster HBO to comment, "Unifications are rare, heavyweight unifications are even rarer."
BOXING: Both camps have acknowledged that tonight's unification bout between Wladimir Kitsch and Sultan Ibragimov is the biggest fight they have been involved in.
The clash at Madison Square Garden between Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs), the IBF heavyweight champion, and WBO counterpart Ibragimov (22-0-1, 17 KOs) is the first unification contest the division has seen since 1999, when Lennox Lewis beat Evander Holy field.
Moreover, because Germany's good faith resulted in a successful unification, future unifications between other unifying States will not be unprecedented.
Although several unification methods were possible, the unification occurred by East Germany acceding to the West German Constitution--the Basic Law--through a series of treaties.
The primary unification instrument, the Treaty on the Establishment of German Unity, detailed the Basic Law amendments that were immediately essential to effectuating unification.
This Note analyzes the unification amendments to the Basic Law, identifying both the positive and the negative constitutional effects of German unification.
On October 3, 1990, West and East Germany officially united to form a single, enlarged Federal Republic of Germany.(2) The unification occurred in accordance with the Treaty on the Establishment of German Unity (Unification Treaty) of August 31, 1990.(3) The treaty route to German unification(4) had been strongly endorsed by the East German elections of March 18, 1990.(5) In fact, the Unification Treaty itself was only one of several agreements that was necessary to realize German unification.(6) The Treaty Establishing a Monetary, Economic and Social Union (May 18, 1990)(7) and the Treaty on the Final Settlement With Respect to Germany (September 12, 1990)(8) also contributed significantly to the unification process.
This Note will develop a Constitutional Model of German Unification by analyzing the Basic Law amendments that occurred as a result of German unification.
This section will also explain the constitutional authority under which Germany entered into the unification process.

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