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Meaning of “unitary” in the English Dictionary

"unitary" in British English

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unitaryadjective

uk   /ˈjuː.nɪ.tər.i/  us   /-ter.i/ UK
of a ​system of ​localgovernment in the UK in which ​officialpower is given to one ​organization that ​deals with all ​matters in a ​localareainstead of to several ​organizations that each ​deal with only a few ​matters: Wales will be ​divided into 21 unitary authoritiesinstead of eight ​counties and 37 ​districts.
(Definition of unitary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unitary”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国地方政府)集权制的,单一自治体的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國地方政府)集權制的,單一自治體的…
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