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English definition of “unit”

unit

noun [C] (SINGLE NUMBER)    /ˈjuː.nɪt/
any whole number less than ten: Tens go in the left-hand column and units in the right .Numbers generally specialized mathematics the number 1Cardinal numbers, including nought and zero
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