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united

[ yoo-nahy-tid ]
/ yuˈnaɪ tɪd /
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adjective

made into or caused to act as a single entity: a united front.
formed or produced by the uniting of things or persons: a united effort.
agreed; in harmony.

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Origin of united

First recorded in 1545–55; unite1 + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for united

united
/ (juːˈnaɪtɪd) /

adjective

produced by two or more persons or things in combination or from their union or amalgamationa united effort
in agreement
in association or alliance

Derived forms of united

unitedly, adverbunitedness, noun
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