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


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.

Origin of unification

First recorded in 1850–55; uni(fy) + -fication

OTHER WORDS FROM unification

non·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

/ (ˌjuːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /


an act, instance, or process of uniting
the state of being united
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