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tr.v. u·nit·ized, u·nit·iz·ing, u·nit·iz·es
1. To separate, classify, or package in discrete units.
2. To make or transform into a single unit.

u′nit·i·za′tion (yo͞o′nĭ-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈjuːnɪˌtaɪz) or


vb (tr)
(Banking & Finance) to convert (an investment trust) into a unit trust
ˌunitiˈzation, ˌunitiˈsation n
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(ˈyu nɪˌtaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to form or combine into one unit, as by welding parts together.
2. to divide or separate into units.
u`nit•i•za′tion, n.
u′nit•iz`er, n.
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Past participle: unitized
Gerund: unitizing

I unitize
you unitize
he/she/it unitizes
we unitize
you unitize
they unitize
I unitized
you unitized
he/she/it unitized
we unitized
you unitized
they unitized
Present Continuous
I am unitizing
you are unitizing
he/she/it is unitizing
we are unitizing
you are unitizing
they are unitizing
Present Perfect
I have unitized
you have unitized
he/she/it has unitized
we have unitized
you have unitized
they have unitized
Past Continuous
I was unitizing
you were unitizing
he/she/it was unitizing
we were unitizing
you were unitizing
they were unitizing
Past Perfect
I had unitized
you had unitized
he/she/it had unitized
we had unitized
you had unitized
they had unitized
I will unitize
you will unitize
he/she/it will unitize
we will unitize
you will unitize
they will unitize
Future Perfect
I will have unitized
you will have unitized
he/she/it will have unitized
we will have unitized
you will have unitized
they will have unitized
Future Continuous
I will be unitizing
you will be unitizing
he/she/it will be unitizing
we will be unitizing
you will be unitizing
they will be unitizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unitizing
you have been unitizing
he/she/it has been unitizing
we have been unitizing
you have been unitizing
they have been unitizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unitizing
you will have been unitizing
he/she/it will have been unitizing
we will have been unitizing
you will have been unitizing
they will have been unitizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unitizing
you had been unitizing
he/she/it had been unitizing
we had been unitizing
you had been unitizing
they had been unitizing
I would unitize
you would unitize
he/she/it would unitize
we would unitize
you would unitize
they would unitize
Past Conditional
I would have unitized
you would have unitized
he/she/it would have unitized
we would have unitized
you would have unitized
they would have unitized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unitize - divide (bulk material) and process as units
carve up, dissever, divide, split, split up, separate - separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
2.unitize - make into a unit; "unitize a car body"
aggregate, combine - gather in a mass, sum, or whole
3.unitize - separate or classify into units; "The hospital was unitized for efficiency"
class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
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