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unite

verb
 
 
/juːˈnaɪt/
[I or T] to join together with other people or groups, or to make this happen: Governments are calling on national business communities to unite in the current crisis. The proposed deal would unite the stock markets of Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, and Lisbon with Wall Street.unite to do sth San Francisco's mayor and the Board of Supervisors united to back the redevelopment effort.unite against sth/sb Transport firms united against rivals in order to block access to international operators.unite behind sb/sth Lawmakers on Tuesday appeared to unite behind a bill for voluntary human vaccination programs.be united by sth The U.S. is the largest single market in the world and is united by common laws, a common language, and a common currency.
[T] to combine two things: unite sth and sth Marketing is an organizational function which unites both consumer need and company innovation.
be united in sth if a group of people are united in something, they all agree or all work together to achieve something: Economists worldwide are united in the view that the fragile nature of the economic recovery will keep rate rises at bay for months to come.
(Definition of unite from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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