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unification

[yoo-nuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌyu nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the process of unifying or uniting; union:
the unification of the 13 original colonies.
2.
the state or condition of being unified:
The unification of the manufacturing and distribution functions under one executive has advantages.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; uni(fy) + -fication
Related forms
nonunification, noun
preunification, adjective
reunification, noun
Synonyms
1, 2. consolidation, merger, coalition.
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Word Origin and History for preunification

unification

n.

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

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