[ yoo-ni-tahyz ]
/ ˈyu nɪˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), u·nit·ized, u·nit·iz·ing.

to form or combine into one unit, as by welding parts together: a car with a unitized body.
to divide or separate into units.


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Also especially British, u·nit·ise.

Origin of unitize

First recorded in 1840–50; unit + -ize


u·nit·i·za·tion, nounu·nit·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unitizing



/ (ˈjuːnɪˌtaɪz) /

verb (tr) finance

to convert (an investment trust) into a unit trust

Derived forms of unitize

unitization or unitisation, noun
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