Associations to the word «Unitary»


UNITARY, adjective. Having the quality of oneness.
UNITARY, adjective. (government) Relating to a system of government in which sovereign power is concentrated in a single body instead of being shared or possessed by more local bodies.
UNITARY, adjective. (mathematics) Pertaining to a unit.
UNITARY, noun. (UK) A unitary council
UNITARY, noun. (mathematics) A unitary operator
UNITARY COUNCIL, noun. (UK) A single-tier local authority that has responsibility for all government functions in its area
UNITARY GOVERNMENT, noun. A form of government in which the powers of all provincial and local governments are specified by a single national government.
UNITARY MATRIX, noun. (linear algebra) A matrix which when multiplied by its conjugate transpose yields the identity matrix.
UNITARY STATE, noun. A state or country that is governed constitutionally as one single unit, with one constitutionally created legislature

Dictionary definition

UNITARY, adjective. Relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity; "the unitary principles of nationalism"; "a unitary movement in politics".
UNITARY, adjective. Of or pertaining to or involving the use of units; "a unitary method was applied"; "established a unitary distance on which to base subsequent calculations".
UNITARY, adjective. Characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority; "a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government".
UNITARY, adjective. Having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice".

Wise words

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