unification

[ yoo-nuh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌyu nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

the process of unifying or uniting; union: the unification of the 13 original colonies.
the state or condition of being unified: The unification of the manufacturing and distribution functions under one executive has advantages.

Nearby words

  1. unifacial,
  2. unifactorial,
  3. unifi,
  4. unifiable,
  5. unific,
  6. unification church,
  7. unified atomic mass unit,
  8. unified field theory,
  9. unified modeling language,
  10. unified screw thread

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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British Dictionary definitions for unification

unification

/ (ˌjuːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun

an act, instance, or process of uniting
the state of being united
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Word Origin and History for unification

unification

n.

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

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