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unilateral

u·ni·lat·er·al

unilateral

 
pronunciation:
yu nih lae t rl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: on, concerning, done by, or affecting only one of two or more sides.
antonyms:
concerted, cooperative, multilateral
definition 2: involving action by, or consequences or obligations for, only one of two or more individuals, groups, or nations in an action, agreement, or transaction.
a unilateral decisionunilateral increases in arms. (Cf. bilateral, multilateral.)
antonyms:
multilateral
derivation: unilaterally (adv.)
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The word unilateral contains the following parts:
lat1 Latin root that means side