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unite

Saltos de línea: unite
Pronunciación: /juːˈnʌɪt
 
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Definición de unite en inglés:

verbo

1Come or bring together for a common purpose or action: [no object]: he called on the party to unite [with object]: they are united by their love of cars
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • News of her pregnancy unites them again after the marriage seemed to be over, but a later tragedy shatters his confidence, and his world begins to unravel.
  • The whole community unites in extending congratulations to this very popular couple.
  • Three hugely significant events were being commemorated and the whole community united in many ways to celebrate them.
1.1Come or bring together to form a whole: [no object]: the two Germanys officially united [with object]: his work unites theory and practice
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The actress added how mutual cooperation made them unite into one whole being and stop thinking about who is a better partner.
  • What Newton did to simplify the planetary motions must now be done to unite in one whole the various isolated theories of mathematical physics.
  • His father, Vincenzio Galilei, was a musician whose originality and polemic talents fomented a revolution uniting practice and theory in music much as Galileo was to unite them in science.
1.2 [with object] archaic Join in marriage: Lady Midlothian united herself to a man of bad character
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The marriage official returned the license to the clerk after certifying that he had performed a marriage ceremony uniting the couple named in the license.
  • Like many rulers, she used marriage as a means to create and cement alliances, uniting her daughter Henrietta Maria and Charles I of England, for example.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin unit- 'joined together', from the verb unire, from unus 'one'.

Derivados

unitive

1
Pronunciación: /ˈjuːnɪtɪv/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • There was no dichotomy between a social and a spiritual gospel to these men who held a unitive concept of truth.
  • In the 1930's, when devout convert philosopher Dietrich von Hildrebrand wrote a book extolling the unitive power of sex in marriage, it was widely regarded as dangerous and potentially heretical.
  • Ironically Pope Paul's affirmation of the unitive and procreative goals of marriage set the scene for Pope John Paul II's theology of the body which speaks so powerfully to young adults today.

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