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unit

u·nit

unit

 
 
pronunciation:
yu niht
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of a number of similar things that function for or serve the same purpose.
definition 2: a specific quantity regarded as a standard with which other quantities are compared.
The inch is a unit of measurement.
definition 3: a combination of people or things that act together as a whole.
family unit
similar words:
outfit
definition 4: the smallest positive whole number; one.
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