ETYM Old Eng. unite, French unité, Latin unitas, from unus one. Related to One, Unit.
1. The state of being one; oneness.
2. Concord; harmony; conjunction; agreement; uniformity.
3. Any definite quantity, or aggregate of quantities or magnitudes taken as one, or for which 1 is made to stand in calculation.
4. In dramatic composition, one of the principles by which a uniform tenor of story and propriety of representation are preserved.
5. Such a combination of parts as to constitute a whole, or a kind of symmetry of style and character.
6. The peculiar characteristics of an estate held by several in joint tenancy.
1. Indivisibilité. L'unité nationale.
3. Harmonie. Une unité de vues.
4. Grandeur de référence. L'unité de longueur.
5. Structure. Unité de production.
6. (Militaire) Troupe. Une unité d'élite.