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United Arab Republic the official name of Egypt in 1958-61. [2 definitions]
United Church of Christ a Protestant denomination created by a merger of the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed Church in 1957.
United Kingdom a northwestern European country between the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, comprising Great Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales) and Northern Ireland; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usu. prec. by, "the").
United Nations (used with a sing. or pl. verb) an international organization founded in 1945 to promote world peace, security, cooperation, and understanding.
United States a North American country extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific between Canada and Mexico and including Alaska and Hawaii, also known as "United States of America" (usu. prec. by, "the").
United States House Committee on Rules a powerful committee of the U.S. House of Representatives that determines when and how new legislation will be considered by House members. The committee is often referred to as Rules Committee or House Rules Committee.
United States of America a North American country extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific between Canada and Mexico and including Alaska and Hawaii, also known as "United States" (usu. prec. by, "the").
United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration the committee of the U.S. Senate responsible for overseeing matters relating to rules and procedures in the Senate, federal elections, U.S. presidential succession, qualifications of Senate members, corrupt government practices, and the administration of Senate office buildings. The committee is often referred to as Senate Rules Committee.
unit fraction a fraction having 1 as the numerator, such as 1/3 and 1/x.
unitive able to cause unity, or acting to unite.
unitize to make or combine into one unit. [2 definitions]
unit of measurement a specific quantity regarded as a standard to which other quantities are compared; unit.
unit pricing the pricing of consumer goods on the basis of cost per unit of measure, such ascents per ounce.
unity the state of being a single unit; oneness. [5 definitions]
univalent having a chemical valence of one. [2 definitions]
univalve of, pertaining to, or having a one-piece shell. [3 definitions]
universal of, relating to, or characteristic of the whole world or the world's population. [6 definitions]
Universal Declaration of Human Rights the declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, outlining a standard of human rights for all people.
universalism (often cap.) a theological doctrine that asserts the universal fatherhood of God and the final salvation of all people. [2 definitions]
universality the quality, character, or condition of being universal. [2 definitions]
universalize to make universal.