unitariness

unitary

[yoo-ni-ter-ee]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a unit or units.
2.
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or aiming toward unity: the unitary principles of nationalism.
3.
of the nature of a unit; having the indivisible character of a unit; whole.
4.
serving as a unit, as of measurement or estimation.
5.
of or pertaining to the use of units: A unitary method was applied.
6.
Government. of or pertaining to a system of government in which the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of each state in a body of states are vested in a central authority.

Origin:
1810–20; unit, unit(y) + -ary

unitariness, noun
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unitary (ˈjuːnɪtərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  of a unit or units
2.  based on or characterized by unity
3.  individual; whole
4.  Compare federal of or relating to a system of government in which all governing authority is held by the central government

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