Definition of 'unit'
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Strong cider is taxed less per unit of alcohol than any other drink. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It helps you track both the units of alcohol and the calories in your drinks. The Sun (2016)He will now hunt for smaller units away from the hustle and bustle to keep his company alive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They work as a unit and eat as one, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you do box them in, turn the housing into a small shelving unit. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's just a case of working as a unit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Different officers used different military drill manuals, leading to chaos when their units tried to work together. Smithsonian Mag (2017)As long as you've got a good team unit together it doesn't matter where you are. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although armed drones have been used frequently to target Isis commanders, the special forces unit has been used sparingly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Staff shortages are a bigger driver: unable to get enough doctors to keep small units safe, health chiefs prefer to shut them down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They can be merged into larger units for bigger groups looking to stay together. The Sun (2015)We work as a unit and we are definitely ready. The Sun (2016)We were such a close family unit and time together was treasured and precious. The Sun (2010)The top management of the unit should be small. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)He was organising sabotage units and armed groups. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The family need to heal and come together as a unit. The Sun (2012)Expect to interact with specialized new devices that will send and receive small units of information. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)He groups these units and jobs into an organization structure. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The programs are processed as a single unit thus avoiding wasted computer time as each program is loaded. Computers Basic Facts (1983)Certain couples do behave as a single unit in many areas of their lives and this is just one example. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One disadvantage of ranking techniques is that they only provide feedback to employees regarding their relative standings in the work unit. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Objectives are the foundation for designing both the structure of the business and the work of individual units and individual managers. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)The delivery unit was set up in 2001 to help make government more efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No one appeared to have told the American special forces unit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Another 12 units will be set up to monitor former injured troops. The Sun (2010)After news spread of his arrest, special forces units withdrew from the frontline in protest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This works out as about a quarter of a unit of alcohol for an average 100g serving. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One illustration will suffice, provided by a friend who worked for many years in a cardiac unit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A mobile casualty unit was set up although passengers with serious injuries were flown by helicopter to hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2006) One of the units will own the yoghurt brands and international licences, while the other will take over industrial operations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'unit'
British English: unit /ˈjuːnɪt/ NOUN
If you consider something as a unit, you consider it as a single complete thing.
...the basic family unit.
- American English: unit
- Arabic: وَحْدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: unidade
- Chinese: 个体
- Croatian: jedinica
- Czech: jednotka
- Danish: enhed
- Dutch: eenheid
- European Spanish: unidad
- Finnish: yksikkö
- French: unité
- German: Einheit
- Greek: μονάδα
- Italian: unità
- Japanese: 単一体
- Korean: 단위
- Norwegian: enhet
- Polish: jednostka
- European Portuguese: unidade
- Romanian: unitate
- Russian: единица
- Spanish: unidad
- Swedish: enhet
- Thai: หน่วย
- Turkish: ünite
- Ukrainian: одиниця
- Vietnamese: đơn vị
Definition of unit from the Collins English Dictionary
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