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British English: /ˈjuːnɪt/
American English: /ˈjunət/

Translation of unit in German:


  • 1 (element, group, regarded as complete) (also Military)
    Einheit, die
    (in complex mechanism)
    Element, das
    x-ray unit
    Röntgenabteilung, die
    armoured unit
    Panzereinheit, die
    motor unit
    Triebwagen, der
  • 2
    (in adding numbers by columns) Einer, der (Mathematics)
    the units column
    die Einerspalte
  • 3 (quantity chosen as standard)
    [Maß]einheit, die
    (of gas, electricity)
    Einheit, die
    unit of length/monetary unit
    Längen-/Währungseinheit, die
  • 4
    (piece of furniture) Element, das
    kitchen unit
    Küchenelement, das
  • 5
    (esp. electrical device) Gerät, das
  • 6 (building)shop unit
    Ladenlokal, das
    residential unit
    Wohneinheit, die

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