unitive
adjective Date: 15th century characterized by or tending to produce union

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  • Unitive — U ni*tive, a. [LL. unitivus: cf. F. unitif.] Having the power of uniting; causing, or tending to produce, union. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unitive — [yo͞o′nə tiv] adj. [ML unitivus] 1. having or characterized by unity 2. tending to unite …   English World dictionary

  • unitive — ● unitif, unitive adjectif (latin médiéval unitivus) Vie unitive, vie de perpétuelle union avec Dieu. ● unitif, unitive (expressions) adjectif (latin médiéval unitivus) Vie unitive, vie de perpétuelle union avec Dieu …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • unitive — unite ► VERB 1) come or bring together for a common purpose or to form a whole. 2) archaic join in marriage. DERIVATIVES united adjective unitive adjective. ORIGIN Latin unire join together , from unus one …   English terms dictionary

  • unitive — См. unitivo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • unitive — unitively, adv. unitiveness, n. /yooh ni tiv/, adj. 1. capable of causing unity or serving to unite. 2. marked by or involving union. [1520 30; < LL unitivus uniting, equiv. to L unit(us) (see UNITE) + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unitive — adjective Of, causing, or involving unity …   Wiktionary

  • unitive — uni·tive …   English syllables

  • unitive — u•ni•tive [[t]ˈyu nɪ tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) capable of causing unity or serving to unite 2) marked by or involving union • Etymology: 1520–30; < LL ūnītīvus uniting = L ūnīt(us) (see unite I) + īvus ive u′ni•tive•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • unitive — /ˈjunətɪv/ (say yoohnuhtiv) adverb serving or tending to unite. {Late Latin ūnītīvus, from Latin ūnītus, past participle, made one} –unitively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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