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unit

u·nit

unit

 
pronunciation:
yu niht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single thing that is one of a group of similar things.
Our apartment building has forty units.
definition 2: a fixed amount that is used as a standard of measurement.
The foot and the meter are units for measuring distance.
definition 3: a group of people or things that act together as a whole.
The army unit prepared to go overseas.
similar words:
outfit
definition 4: the smallest positive whole number; one.
In the number "256," the "6" is in the units place.
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