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unitedadjective

uk   /juːˈnaɪ.tɪd/  us   /juːˈnaɪ.t̬ɪd/
B2 joined together as a group: Factions previously at war with one another are now united against the common enemy. The whole town was united in grief. It was the first film festival to take place in a united Germany.
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B2 If people are united, they all agree about something: On that issue, we're united.
a united front
an appearance of agreement: The party's main failing has been their inability to present a united front to the people.

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