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"unite" in British English

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uniteverb [I or T]

uk   us   /jʊˈnaɪt/ /juː-/
C1 to ​join together as a ​group, or to make ​peoplejoin together as a ​group; to ​combine: If the ​oppositiongroups unite, they may will ​command over 55 ​percent of the ​vote. If ​ever a ​dancecompany could unite the ​differingworlds of ​rock and ​ballet, the Joffrey Ballet is it.
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(Definition of unite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unite" in American English

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uniteverb [I/T]

 us   /jʊˈnɑɪt/
to ​bring different ​groups or things together to ​become one, or to ​join together to ​become one: [I] The thirteen American ​colonies united to ​form a new ​nation.
united
adjective  us   /jʊˈnɑɪ·t̬ɪd/
(Definition of unite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unite" in Business English

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uniteverb

uk   us   /juːˈnaɪt/
[I or T] to ​join together with other ​people or ​groups, or to make this ​happen: Governments are ​calling on ​nationalbusinesscommunities to unite in the ​currentcrisis. The ​proposeddeal would unite the ​stockmarkets 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 ​redevelopmenteffort.unite against sth/sb Transport ​firms united against ​rivals in ​order to ​blockaccess to ​internationaloperators.unite behind sb/sth Lawmakers on Tuesday appeared to unite behind a ​bill for ​voluntaryhuman vaccination ​programs.be united by sth The U.S. is the largest ​singlemarket 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 ​organizationalfunction which unites both ​consumer need and ​companyinnovation.
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 ​economicrecovery will ​keepraterises at bay for months to come.
(Definition of unite from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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