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unification

[yoo-nuh-fi-key-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the process of unifying or uniting; union: the unification of the 13 original colonies.
  2. the state or condition of being unified: The unification of the manufacturing and distribution functions under one executive has advantages.

Origin of unification

First recorded in 1850–55; uni(fy) + -fication
Related formsnon·u·ni·fi·ca·tion, nounpre·u·ni·fi·ca·tion, adjectivere·u·ni·fi·ca·tion, noun

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1, 2. consolidation, merger, coalition.
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unification

noun
  1. an act, instance, or process of uniting
  2. the state of being united
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Word Origin and History for reunification

n.

1852; see re- + unification.

unification

n.

1851, noun of action from unify. Unification Church was founded 1954.

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